Test run of the Stadler EURO 9000 Electric multi-system locomotive between Basel and Freiburg. The EURO 9000 is the new Hybrid multi-system locomotive for use throughout Europe. The locomotive enables up to 500kN tractive effort with an output of 1.9MW in diesel mode and up to 9MW in electrical mode. The Euro 9000 platform is natural evolution of Stadler's successful EuroDual and Euro 4000 locomotive family.
The Euro 9000 platform can be configured for different countries and corridors. For this purpose, there is the option of equipping the locomotive with diesel engines, battery packs, or a combination of these at two multifunctional mounting stations. The powerful Co'Co' locomotive features an innovative 3-level converter topology of the latest generation for best energy efficiency. The powerful single-axle control, in combination with the proven asynchronous traction motors ensures high reliability with best tractive effort. The Euro 9000 is a freight locomotive characterised by compact design, high performance and optimal operating costs. The two central driver's cabs offer the highest level of comfort with comfortable centrally placed seats, ergonomic controls, air conditioning and a modern interior design. The locomotive is delivered with ETCS BL3 as standard and depending on the country configuration, the corresponding national train protection systems will be integrated. Text source: European Loc Pool AG