Ural machine builders presented the project of the locomotive with hybrid setup

The project is the first Russian locomotive with hybrid setup, developed Centre for Innovative Development SINARA — Transport machines in Yekaterinburg, presented at a joint meeting of the commission on modernization and technological development of the economy and the board of trustees, "Skolkovo" which was chaired by the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

The new machine will have important advantages: efficiency — reducing the consumption of diesel fuel is expected in the range of 30%, and environmental friendliness — will reduce environmental emissions to 55%. Furthermore, locomotive can be used as a mobile power station. In general, the design involves the use of a hybrid locomotive over 20 innovative technical solutions.

Note that in the present series production hybrid locomotives is not developed even abroad, so in Russia, a competitive product. It is planned that the prototype of the domestic diesel hybrid will be available in late 2011.

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