THE Clayton Equipment has completed the first of a three-loco order from Tata Steel, Port Talbot, which is replacing its ageing diesel locos.
Clayton specialises in industrial locos, and is building a CBD90, which is a 90-tonne hybrid Bo-Bo locomotive.
Power is provided from the traction battery to 416kW maintenance-free, high-torque electric motors.
On-board battery charging is provided by an alternator connected to a Stage V compliant diesel engine.
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