The Shaoshan 6 (Chinese: 韶山六) is a type of electric locomotive used on the People's Republic of China's national railway system. This locomotive was the sixth Chinese electric main line locomotive, built by the Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works.

The overall arrangement of SS6 is similar to SS3.[1] The main circuit of SS6 is influenced by the 6K, an electric locomotive model imported from Japan.[2] The power supply was industrial-frequency single-phase AC, and the axle arrangement Co-Co.[1]


  • SS6-0001: is preserved at Zhengzhou Railway Driver College.
  • SS6-0002: is preserved at China Railway Museum.

See also


  1. ^ a b Ministry of Railways, Equipment Department, Transportation Bureau (2009). 中华人民共和国铁路机车概要 [Summary of railway locomotives of the People 's Republic of China] (in Chinese). Beijing: China Railway Publishing House. 
  2. ^ China Railways 8K profile on TrainNets