The 8K is a France-built electric locomotive used in China. It is developed and built by Alstom. The design of 8K is based on SNCF Class BB 15000 electric locomotives. It is a kind of locomotives with Bo'Bo'+Bo'Bo' wheel arrangement used in China.

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


  • 8G-001: is preserved at Fengtai Locomotive Depot, Beijing Railway Bureau
  • 8G-008: is preserved at China Railway Museum
  • 8G-065: is preserved at Tianjin Railway Vacational Technical College[1]
  • 8G-091: is preserved at Taiyuan Locomotive Depot, Taiyuan Railway Bureau

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