On 8 October 2020, Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) announced that it was awarded contract by Ingeteam Power Technology to design and deliver traction motors for 23 TRAVCA locomotives to be used in the ECx trains of Deutsche Bahn.
24 September 2020 became a historic day for the Belgian rail network, when a DB Cargo Belgium Vectron hauled the first commercials train in Belgium.
On 8 September 2020, DB Cargo signed the framework agreement worth of well over 1 billion EUR with Siemens Mobility for up to 400 Class 248 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives.
Between 14 and 16 June, international passenger services from the Czech Republic in the directions to Austria and Germany were restored, this including the operation of railjet Praha - Wien - Graz services and “Berliner” Praha - Berlin - Hamburg (- Kiel) services. At the same time, this enabled start of one new direct Graz - Wien - Praha - Berlin railjet service.