The 8G[1] 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.[2]

8G Electric Locomotive is an eight shaft fixing reconnection heavy freight electric locomotive which based on two four-axle locomotives connected.[3]


  • 8G-002: is preserved at the China Railway Museum
  • 8G-076: is preserved at Taiyuan Locomotive Depot, Taiyuan Railway Bureau

See also