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2017-05-23 - [USA] Cascades Chargers unveiled in Seattle King Street Station

Home News Archive 2017-05-23 - [USA] Cascades Chargers unveiled in Seattle King Street Station

WSDOT Charger locomotive 1403 at Seattle King Street Station on 21 May 2017. Picture by Siemens.


On 21 May 2017, the new Siemens Charger SC-44 locomotives to be operated on Amtrak's Cascades service were unveiled to the public at Seattle King Street Station. The 200 km/h locomotives comply with Tier 4 emission standards and are significantly more fuel-efficient than the locomotives currently in operation. Currently undergoing extensive testing, the locomotives are scheduled to enter service this summer.


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