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.
Read more in the June 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!