China Railways HXN5B

The HXN5B, (Chinese: 和谐5B型柴油机车) is a diesel-electric locomotive used by China Railway in the People's Republic of China. It has been in production since 2012.[1] It is a new-generation road switcher type made in China and used for yard and road switching services.

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HXN5B-0150, Liuzhou Locomotive Depot, June 2016.
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderQishuyan Locomotive and Rolling Stock Works
Build date2012–present
Total produced≥160
 • AARCo-Co
Gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in)
Minimum curve100 m (328 ft 1 in)
Axle load25 t (55,000 lb)
Loco weight150 t (330,000 lb)
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel capacity8,500 L (2,200 US gal)
Prime moverR12V280ZJ
Traction motors6 x CDJD113
Cylinder size280 mm (11 in)
Transmissionelectric (AC-DC-AC)
Performance figures
Maximum speed100 km/h (62 mph)
Power output3,530 kW (4,730 hp)
Tractive effort:
 • Starting560.000 kN (125,893 lbf)
 • Continuous540.000 kN (121,397 lbf)
OperatorsChina Railway

China Railway Corporation also ordered the new design of the HXN5B with variable gauge. The HXN5B-2001 with the new design was built in 2017, like the DF7C and DF7G, it was fitted with a regauging device to allow operation on Russian gauge lines. The locomotive was passed the technical review of China Railway Corporation in April 2018.[2]

Main usersEdit

The HXN5B is used by China Railway Corporation:[3]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "HXN5B型交流传动内燃机车" (in Chinese). 30 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "戚墅堰公司口岸宽轨交流传动调车机车通过铁总技术评审" (in Chinese). Qishuyan Locomotive and Rolling Stock Works. 3 April 2018. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  3. ^ "2016年和谐5B机车配属局段大数据" (in Chinese). Sina Weibo. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  4. ^ "HXN5B新型内燃机车亮相达州站" (in Chinese). 28 May 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015.

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