News

filtered by: tag TRAXX

Belgian Test Runs By Infrabel And Lineas
Belgian Test Runs By Infrabel And Lineas

Starting on 18 January 2021, the Belgian railway Infrastructure manager Infrabel is running tests with the purpose to carry out interference current measurements in order to check the compatibility of the new TCM100 track circuits with already homologated rolling stock. 

More TRAXXes For GTS Rail
More TRAXXes For GTS Rail

On 21 January 2021, Bombardier Transportation and GTS Rail signed a contract for three more Class E.494 TRAXX DC3 locomotives.

RegioJet’s New Class 388.2 In Regular Service
RegioJet’s New Class 388.2 In Regular Service

On 23 December 2020, RJ put in service for the first time one of its two Class 388.2 locomotives.

Škoda
First TRAXX MS3 Locomotives With RJ
First TRAXX MS3 Locomotives With RJ

On 18 December 2020, RegioJet took over from Bombardier in Kassel the first two TRAXX MS 3 locomotives, 388.201 and 202.

MEDWAY Italia Took Over Its TRAXX DC3 Locomotives
MEDWAY Italia Took Over Its TRAXX DC3 Locomotives

On 17 December 2020, MEDWAY Italia took over two new TRAXX DC3 locomotives E.494.231 and E.494.232 at Bombardier’s factory Vado Ligure.

Bombardier To Provide ETCS Baseline 3 Upgrades For 73 Railpool TRAXXes
Bombardier To Provide ETCS Baseline 3 Upgrades For 73 Railpool TRAXXes

On 18 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation and Railpool have announced the signature of a contract for an ETCS OBU from Baseline 2 to Baseline 3 upgrade for 73 of Railpool’s TRAXX MS2 locomotives.

CZ LOKO
More Railpool TRAXXes For TX Logistik
More Railpool TRAXXes For TX Logistik

On 7 December 2020, Railpool announced that at the turn of 2020/21 TX Logistik will raise the number of TRAXXes used in Switzerland to nine.

TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service
TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service

Bombardier Transportation announced that its Transnet locomotive fleet in South Africa has successfully completed ten million km in service since operations began in December 2017.

200th TRAXX For Railpool
200th TRAXX For Railpool

On 2 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation handed over the 200th TRAXX locomotive to Railpool.

TRAXX MS Locomotives For CFL Cargo
TRAXX MS Locomotives For CFL Cargo

On 18 November 2020, Bombardier Transportation announced that it signed a contract with CFL cargo for 10 TRAXX MS locomotives.

RAILPOOL Branch Italia And Captrain Italia Signed An Agreement
RAILPOOL Branch Italia And Captrain Italia Signed An Agreement

On 10 November 2020 RAILPOOL Branch Italia announced its official start of operations by signing an agreement to lease six new Class E494 Last Mile 3 kV DC TRAXXes to Captrain Italia, with an option for two more. 

Railpool's TRAXX AC3 Last Mile For Croatian Market
Railpool's TRAXX AC3 Last Mile For Croatian Market

Railpool announced that after the finalisation of the approval for the Croatian corridor for the TRAXX AC3 Last Mile locomotive on 20 May 2020, the successful commercial operation has started on 19 July by Transagent Rail using 187 305.

First TRAXX For CARGOUNIT
  • updated 8th Sep 2020 14:38
  • Freight
First TRAXX For CARGOUNIT

On 4 September 2020 Bombardier Transportation and CARGOUNIT of Poland celebrated the handover of the first of three TRAXX MS locomotives in Gdańsk, at the siding of LOTOS Kolej.

10 Years Of RTB CARGO
10 Years Of RTB CARGO

Running like clockwork - 10 years of RTB CARGO.

Very First Freight Commercial Duty For TRAXX MS3
Very First Freight Commercial Duty For TRAXX MS3

On 2 July 2020, one of those two TRAXX MS3 locomotives from the ČD Cargo order, which recently started test operation, took its very first freight train. So far the machines only run light on the public network.