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Rail - Locomotive - Diesel - Vossloh G1206
Name Locomotive, Diesel, Vossloh G1206
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Locomotive
SubType Diesel
Variety Vossloh G1206
Manufacturer Vossloh (Details)
Era Epoch V (1985-2000)
Year(s) of Production 1997 -


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History: The Vossloh G1206 is a B'B' diesel hydraulic freight locomotive for line and heavy shunting service, built in Kiel, Germany and used by several European railway operators. It was designed in the mid-1990s by Maschinenbau Kiel (MaK), and further manufactured by Vossloh after it acquired MaK. Its power output is 2,000 hp (1500 kW) or 2,110 hp (1570 kW), depending on the selected engine (Caterpillar or MTU).

More than 160 G1206 have been built and delivered for operation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and France.
They are referred to as CFL series 1500 in Luxembourg and as SNCF BB 61000 in France.

G1206 technical description on manufacturer's website.

Read more on Wikipedia.

Railroad/Company:
Vossloh AG is a rail technology company based in Werdohl in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The SDAX-listed group has achieved sales of around €930 million in 2016 with more than 4,000 employees (as of 2017). Vossloh is a global market leader both for rail fasteners and switch systems. In North America Vossloh is the leading manufacturer of concrete railway ties. And concerning track maintenance, they offer a globally unique grinding technology, so-called high speed grinding.

Customers are generally public and private railway companies, network operators as well as regional and municipal transport companies. Since the restructuring, Vossloh has been focusing on target markets China, the USA, Russia and Western Europe. Important European production sites of Vosslohs are located in Germany, France, Luxembourg, Poland and Scandinavia. In addition, the group has subsidiaries in Asia, North and South America, Australia and Russia. From Wikipedia


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