DS3 (locomotive)

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DS3 (ДС3)
Locomotive DS3-012 2012 G1.jpg
Electric locomotive DS3-012 in Vinnytsia railway station
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder DEVZ
Build date 2003–08
Total produced 18
 • UIC Bo′Bo′
Gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Russian gauge
Loco weight 90 t
Traction motors 4
Loco brake Air and electric
Train brakes Air
Safety systems ALSN
Performance figures
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power output 4,800 kW (6,400 hp)
Tractive effort 310 kN (70,000 lbf)

The DS3 (Ukrainian: ДС3) is an AC electric locomotive manufactured by Dnipropetrovsk research-and-production association for electric locomotive engineering (NPO DEVZ) jointly with Siemens. (Ukrainian: Дніпропетровський електровозобудівний завод, ДЕВЗ)


Siemens provided the power electronics while DEVZ produced the chassis, traction motors, auxiliary machinery etc.


Four DS3s parked near a traction depot

The DS3 was designed as a dual-purpose locomotive for both passenger and freight service, but now is used primarily for pulling express passenger trains.


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