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Power type Electric
Builder Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works
Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works
Datong locomotive factory
CSR Ziyang Locomotive Works
Model SS3B
Build date 2002—2009
Total production 353
UIC classification Co'Co'+Co'Co'
Gauge 1435
Locomotive weight 138 tonnes × 2
Electric system(s) 25 kV 50 Hz AC Catenary
Current collection method Pantograph
Transmission AC—DC
Top speed 100 km/h (62 mph)

The SS3B (Chinese: 韶山3B) is a kind of AC-powered electric locomotive used in China. It was built by Ziyang Locomotive Works in 2002 and is still produced as of 2009.



SS3B have been manufactured by several companies:

  • Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works(7001)
  • Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works(0001~0119)
  • CSR Ziyang Locomotive Works(5001~5104)
  • Datong locomotive factory(6001~6129)
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