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ČD Took Over The Locomotive 193 902
ČD Took Over The Locomotive 193 902

On 28 January 2021, ČD officially took over Vectron 193 902 from Siemens Mobility.

Dragon At Velim
Dragon At Velim

Newag is currently building a batch of 24 dual-voltage Class ET43 locomotives for PKP Cargo.

Vectron 193 902 In A New Look
Vectron 193 902 In A New Look

A newcomer to the ČD fleet - Vectron 193 902 - has already received the new vinyls.

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Class ET43 Dragon On Test At Velim
Class ET43 Dragon On Test At Velim

On 30 November 2020, ET43-001, which is destined for PKP Cargo, arrived int the VUZ Velim test centre.

 

First Class 76 FLIRT On Test
First Class 76 FLIRT On Test

One of the newest trains tested at the VUZ Velim test centre is the first Class 76 FLIRT for Norske Tog.

ČD Viaggio Comfort Rake On Test
ČD Viaggio Comfort Rake On Test

Following the transport of a first (only four-car) rake of Viaggio Comfort cars from a batch for ČD to the VUZ Velim test centre in late July, the authorisation tests continues there.

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Very Long Wait For Leo Express Sirius
Very Long Wait For Leo Express Sirius

In spite of the fact that CRRC claims that the Class 665 approval is to be awarded soon, it will take at least until 2023.

DB TWINDEXX Vario Cars On Test At Velim
DB TWINDEXX Vario Cars On Test At Velim

One of the vehicle types being at present tested at the VUZ test centre Velim are the two TWINDEXX Vario double-deck cars for DB.

Aventra For WMT On Test At Velim
Aventra For WMT On Test At Velim

On 9 August 2020 a first three-car Aventra EMU 730 001 for West Midlands Trains started testing at the VUZ Velim test centre.

FLIRT EMU For Slovenia At Velim
FLIRT EMU For Slovenia At Velim

One of the types of vehicles currently on test at the VUZ test centre Velim is the new FLIRT EMU for Slovenian Railways.

TILO FLIRT At Velim
TILO FLIRT At Velim

In late June 2020, a six-car RABe 524 303 EMU for TILO arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre.

Further Test Runs Of ČD Cargo TRAXXes At Velim
Further Test Runs Of ČD Cargo TRAXXes At Velim

On 4 May, it was again possible to see the locomotives 388.001 and 002 at the VUZ test centre Velim.

Siemens's Testing Vectron Sold To ČD
Siemens's Testing Vectron Sold To ČD

At the end of April 2020, České dráhy signed an agreement with Siemens Mobility Čzech Republic for the purchase of the manufacturer’s testing Vectron, which is equipped with an ETCS Level 2 Baseline 3 on-board unit.

Further EMC Measurements With TRAXX MS3 Locomotives For ČD Cargo
Further EMC Measurements With TRAXX MS3 Locomotives For ČD Cargo

Within the process to award the approval of the test service on the public network, locomotives 388.001 and 002 for ČD Cargo underwent another round of EMC measurements at the VUZ Velim test centre n 21 April 2020.

ČD Cargo's TRAXXes Towards VUZ Velim
ČD Cargo's TRAXXes Towards VUZ Velim

On the night of 14/15 April 2020 two locomotives of the new Class 388 for ČD Cargo were transported from the operator's depot in Ústí nad Labem to Velim.