The HXD1C和谐1C型电力机车) is an electric locomotive developed by CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd.. The design was revealed in 2009: a 7.2 MW power six axle, 150-tonne, Co'Co' locomotive.[1]

This type of locomotive can draft a 5000-5500t freight train at a gradient of not more than 12‰ of middle-east lines in China. It has high cost performance and distinct comprehensive environmental protection, energy-saving and economic benefits, and meanwhile, it is another main locomotive of Chinese railway transportation in future.[2] An Ethiopian variant has been built for Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway.



HXD1Cs have been manufactured by several companies:

  • Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Company Limited
  • Ziyang Locomotive Works
  • CRRC Qishuyan Locomotive Co., Ltd.

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