About the steam locomotive
SY steam locomotive is the breadwinner of HISGC in the railway transportation between the 1970s and 90s, which has made great contribution to the transportation for the steel and iron production. The existing SY 1643 steam locomotive delivered in 1989 is the last steam locomotive introduced by HISGC. This locomotive is with a total length of 22meters, the service weight of 140 tons, the traction power of 1500 horsepower and the design speed of 80 km.
As the upgrading of the railway transport equipment in HISGC, with diesel locomotives of high performance and little pollution gradually taking the places of steam locomotives, the last SY 1643 steam locomotive finally completed its historical commission and officially retired in 2002.