As the only enterprise providing locomotives to Gabon in China, CRRC Ziyang has exported a total of 22 locomotives to Gabon since 2010. These locomotives are the main traction power for local manganese ore transport.
The six locomotives exported to Gabon this time are DF8B diesel locomotives. This type of locomotive has high traction power, and can continuously haul 11,000 tons on a ramp of 8.3‰ in the multiple-unit operation of three locomotives, which can fully meet the requirements of heavy loads and high speeds for mainline freight transportation.
As a leading enterprise in exporting diesel locomotives in China, CRRC Ziyang has exported more than 1000 units of various types of locomotives to 33 countries and regions around the world, accounting for more than half of China’s total export of diesel locomotives.