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Hybrid RTGs for Norfolk Southern

Konecranes will supply five hybrid RTGs to Norfolk Southern Corporation.

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Hybrid RTGs for Norfolk Southern

The five Konecranes RTGs will go to two different terminals operated by Norfolk Southern: two to its Landers yard in Chicago; and three to its Inman yard in Atlanta. The order was booked in December 2020 and the cranes will be delivered in December 2021.

 

The order follows Norfolk Southern’s first order for Konecranes RTGs, which was placed last year and was also for five hybrid machines.


“The five RTGs on order will work intermodal rail tracks eco-efficiently thanks to their hybrid drives. Hybrid Konecranes RTGs are becoming popular in the US; a number of major US container terminals are operating them with a high degree of satisfaction,” Konecranes stated. Those terminals include the Port of Houston, which now has some 20 hybrid RTGs from Konecranes.

The new RTGs will have a different configuration for the two terminals. The two RTGs going to the Landers Yard will stack containers 1-over-3, and span over two rail tracks and one truck lane. The three RTGs going for Inman Yard will stack 1-over-3, and span one rail and two truck lanes.

“Hybrid Konecranes RTGs are operated with electrical power from the battery and diesel generator,” said Konecranes. “During normal use, power is drawn exclusively from the battery. During peak use, power is drawn from the battery and diesel generator in parallel. Energy from braking is saved and used to recharge the battery. All five hybrid RTGs will be equipped with Konecranes’ Auto-Steering smart feature, which keeps the RTG on a pre-programmed, straight path, easing the work of the operator”.

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