On 24 January a new diesel-hydraulic locomotive of the 203 XT series by Alstom Lokomotiven Service GmbH was handed over at the Graz Süd cargo terminal in Werndorf. The locomotive is to be used for shunting operations at the freight terminal from next week.
The Graz Süd cargo terminal offers extensive rail infrastructure. The tracks have a length of about 17 kilometers. Most of the more than 50 switches are remotely controlled by traffic dispatchers.
The shunting locomotive in figures:
Series: BR 203 XT
Track width: 1,435 mm
Length over buffers: 14,240 mm
Mass: 68 tonnes
Top speed: 100 km/h
Continuous power: 1,380 kW