New Amtrak Locomotives Rely on Regen Braking

Here's a video from the Siemens Rail Systems Business about the latest Amtrak electric locomotives rolling out of the shop for the Northeast corridor. It includes a discussion about the energy saving expected to be realized from use of regenerative braking systems to recover otherwise wasted electricity.

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