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SS8 Class electric locomotives

The SS8's are a small passenger express locomotive that is used primarily on the Beijing - Hong Kong line and are the only Chinese locomotive allowed on the Hong Kong network. They are of Bo-Bo wheel arrangement and despite their small size, they have a power output of almost 5000hp. SS8 0001 set the China Rail speed record of 240kph.

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