Eurotunnel locomotives and shunters

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
9000
Bo'Bo'Bo' 13 1994 5760 400 160 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
High-power locomotives used on passenger shuttles, 26 more upgraded (2004-2007/2011) to 7000kW as class 9800 (39 built)
9700
Bo'Bo'Bo' 7 2002 7000 400 160 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Extra Eurotunnel locomotives with more power/adhesion than class 9100 (now 9710), for freight shuttles
9711
Bo'Bo'Bo' 13
1998 7000 400 160 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Locomotives built as class 9100, upgraded from 5760kW in 2010-2012, nrs. 9711-9723
9800
Bo'Bo'Bo' 24 1993 7000 400 160 E 25kV 50Hz --- ---
Locomotives class 9000 upgraded (25x in 2004-2007/2011) to 7000kW
0001
Bo'Bo' 10
1991 750 305
100 DE Diesel --- ---
Shunters similar to NS class 6400, used on maintenance and rescue duties. nrs. 0001-0010, last 5 bought second-hand from DB Cargo Nederland (class 6400, 290kN and 120km/h)
0031
B 12 1989 170

50
DM Diesel --- ---
Small diesel shunters by Hunslet/Schöma, originally built to narrow-gauge (900mm), for Channel Tunnel construction, re-gauged in 1993 for shunting in Coquelles and Cheriton and work trains, 2 adapted for catenary inspection, nrs. 0031-0042

Europorte freight locomotives and shunters

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
92000
Co'Co' 11 1994 5000 360 140 E 750V=+25kV --- ---
Channel Tunnel mixed-traffic locomotives (with TVM-430, AWS & TPWS), originally ordered by Eurostar UK (ex-EPS) for British-Continental night services (Nightstar), and bought (02+11/2007) for Britain-North/Northeast France freighters (Europorte 2), 6 in service, 5 more bought second-hand from SNCF (for spares).
E 37500 91 87 0037 500
Bo'Bo' 22
2006 4200 320 140 E 1.5kV+15+25kV --- ---
Electric tri-voltage locomotives type 3U15, similar to SNCF 437000 (with PZB), for Ludwigshafen-Marseille intermodal services (Rail Link Europe, with CMA-CGM). (31 built, 6 owned by Europorte, rest hired)
G1000 92 87 0001 023
Bo'Bo' 9
2006 1100
100 DH Diesel --- ---
Diesel locomotives/shunters type G1000 of Vossloh (with PZB), leased from Angel Trains, for Sorcy/Dugny-Dillingen/Völkingen, Golbey-Offenburg & Gironcourt-Hausbergen-Obernai. nrs 1023-1030/1035-1041 (8x returned)
Euro4000 92 87 0004 000
Co'Co' 32
2010 3178 400 120 DE Diesel --- ---
New powerful diesel locomotives type Euro 4000 from Vossloh, nrs. 4001-4016/4023-4026/4031-4042 (20x leased from Beacon Rail)

Eurotunnel ordered locomotives

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class


Bo 19 2022
227


EB
Battery --- ---
New battery lcoomotives by Socofer for maintenance duties, 129kW diesel engine for charging batteries

Europorte withdrawn classes

  Class NVR Number Axle Formula Number Year in Service Power [kW] Tractive Effort [kN] Max.Speed [km/h] Traction Type Voltage 1st class 2nd class
BB 4500
Bo'Bo' 2
1959 442 167 80 DE Diesel --- ---
Second-hand from HBNPC, similar to SNCF class 63000 (CFTA), nrs. 4504/4510 (plus 4503 stored)
BB 4800
Bo'Bo' 13 1960 606 167 80 DE Diesel --- ---
Second-hand from HBNPC rebuilt with more powerful engine, similar to SNCF class 63500 (CFTA) (18 built)
G1206
B'B' 12
2004 1500
100 DH Diesel --- ---
Diesel locomotives type MaK 1206 of Vossloh (with PZB), leased from Angel Trains for Sorcy/Dugny-Dillingen/Völkingen, Golbey-Offenburg & Gironcourt-Hausbergen-Obernai (last 5 returned in 2015)
G2000
B'B' 5
2009 2240
100 DH Diesel --- ---
Diesel locomotives of Vossloh class G2000 for (international) freight trains, replaced by Euro4000
DE18 92 80 4185 005
Bo'Bo' 7
2015 1800 325
120 DE Diesel --- ---
New diesel locomotives from Vossloh, type DE18, have replaced last of type G1206 (all returned to VL/Nexrail)

Last update: 01-05-2022