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Colmar Technik has supplied a SL160E battery shunter for use at Villa Poma.
The 31 tonne Colmar SL160E shunter replaces an old Atlas HDL73. It can haul up to 3 200 tonnes, has zero emissions at the point of use, is quiet in operation and has lower operating and maintenance costs than traditional shunting locomotives.
The shunter has two 40 kW traction motors, a 20 kW motor for the air compressor and a 19 kW motor for auxiliary services. It is powered by three battery packs with capacity of 4 200 Ah, providing a minimum 8 h of operation.
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