24 July 2020 Europe

Voith Presents Innovative Stop-Start System For Locomotives

The automatic OnEfficiency.StopStart system from Voith contributes to more efficient rail freight transport of the future. By switching off the traction engine of a locomotive during long waiting periods, operators save fuel and thus reduce costs and emissions. In daily operations, the loading and unloading of vehicles as well as line bottlenecks or the train formation process lead to long waiting times. As a result, locomotives are operated at idle for more than 30 percent of their operating

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