The Shaoshan 9(Chinese: 韶山9) is a type of electric locomotive used on China Railways. They are mainly used in pulling sub-highspeed passenger trains. Developed and built by CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works, the SS9 was designed for the fifth national railway speedup, and 2 prototypes were completed on December 26, 1998.
Zhuzhou built 43 first generation SS9's. Beginning in 2002, a modified version of the SS9 was designed and built.
Number SS9-0004 was scrapped and replaced by a new modified one due to a derailment accident which occurred on November 19, 2004.
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