China Railways DJJ1

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DJJ1"Blue Arrow"
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works
UIC classification Bo'Bo'
Locomotive weight 78 t (171,961 lb)
Electric system(s) 25 kV 50 Hz
Transmission AC-DC-AC
Performance figures
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power output 4,800 kW (6,437 hp) continuous
Tractive effort 211 kN (47,435 lbf) starting
164 kN (36,869 lbf) continuous at 105 km/h (65 mph)
Locomotive brake Regenerative
Train brakes DK-1B electro-pneumatic

The DJJ1 "Blue Arrow" (Chinese Simp.: 蓝箭, Trad.: 藍箭) is a type of high speed push-pull train used by mainland China Railways. They were manufactured in 2000 by Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works.


8 DJJ1 sets were made. Each set consists of a locomotive unit and 6 passenger units, seating 421 passengers. All 8 trains were owned by Guangzhou Zhongche, and were leased to Guangshen Railway. At the time of entering service, they ran between Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

All DJJ1 trains currently run between Shaoguan and Pingshi since July 2007. As of January 2008, all trains are waiting for transfer to Chengdu Railway Bureau.

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