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Train tests successful

Eurotunnel says that it successfully completed systems and safety tests of a latest generation Siemens Vectron locomotive through the Channel Tunnel on the night of 25-26 January. The loco hauled wagons with a total weight of 1,350 tonnes and completed a series of traction, braking and electrical tests. Eurotunnel’s ambition is to operate rail freight between the UK and continental Europe without the need to use the very specialised and ... [+]

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