The 8G is a Soviet-built electric locomotive used in China. It is developed and built by Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant. The design of 8G is based on Soviet Railway VL80S electric locomotives. It is a kind of locomotive with Bo'Bo'+Bo'Bo' wheel arrangement used in China.
8G Electric Locomotive is an eight shaft fixing reconnection heavy freight electric locomotive which based on two four-axle locomotives connected.