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ZSSK CARGO Chooses Lessor For New Electric Locomotives
ZSSK CARGO Chooses Lessor For New Electric Locomotives

In April 2018 ZSSK CARGO invited tenders for the hire of ten modern multi-system locomotives (see Railvolution 2/18, p. 13). There were two...

More Vectrons For EP Cargo
More Vectrons For EP Cargo

EP Cargo Invest has signed a contract with Siemens for three more Vectron MS locomotives. Their delivery will take place in spring 2019 and...

ICE 4 Receives An ETCS Approval In Germany
ICE 4 Receives An ETCS Approval In Germany

The EBA has approved the ICE 4 EMUs for operation with the ETCS in Germany.

Škoda 2020
ČD Cargo's Next Batch Of Vectrons
  • 26th Oct 2018 00:36
ČD Cargo's Next Batch Of Vectrons
In addition to its current fleet of eight, ČD Cargo has four more Vectron MS locomotives on order and in late October the first, 383.009, was...
ČD Vectrons In Berlin And Hamburg
  • 9th May 2018 17:22
ČD Vectrons In Berlin And Hamburg
Starting on 8 May 2018, ČD’s Class 193s have been venturing much deeper into Germany than in the recent past, when since December 2017 they only...
DMV Rail Cargo Receives Vectron ACs
  • 19th Mar 2018 09:28
DMV Rail Cargo Receives Vectron ACs
On the night of 12/13 March 2018 the Bulgarian operator DMV Rail Cargo took delivery of two Vectron ACs. This photo shows them on the 13th at the...
Czech Raildays 2020
ÖBB Presents First Vectron
  • 7th Mar 2018 08:47
ÖBB Presents First Vectron
On 5 March 2018 at Wien-Praterstern ÖBB organised the presentation of the first of the 30 Vectron MS locomotives it ordered in January 2017. It is...
ZSSK Takes Delivery Of More Vectrons
  • 28th Feb 2018 15:38
ZSSK Takes Delivery Of More Vectrons
On 25 February 2018, 383.104, 105, 106 and 107 reached Slovakia. These are the next four Vectrons out of the batch of ten to be hired by ZSSK from...
New Sofia Metro Train On Test
  • 27th Feb 2018 12:24
New Sofia Metro Train On Test
One of the 20 new Inspiro EMUs ordered by Metropolitan EAD and destined for the Sofia metro is currently being subjected to testing at Wegberg...
New Vectrons For ČD Cargo And For Others
  • 22nd Dec 2017 09:08
New Vectrons For ČD Cargo And For Others
On 21 December 2017 the last two Vectron MS locomotives so far ordered by ČD Cargo, 383.007 and 008, crossed Germany en route to the VUZ Velim test...
  • 14th Dec 2017 14:03
Siemens And Alstom Join Forces To Create A European Champion In Mobility

This was the title of the joint press release by the two companies published on 26 September 2017, announcing that they had signed a MoU to combine Siemens’s Mobility Division, including its rail traction drives business, with Alstom.

First RegioJet Train Visits Wien
  • 30th Nov 2017 21:34
First RegioJet Train Visits Wien
On 30 November 2017, a RegioJet train, hauled by Vectron 193 205, entered Wien Hbf. This was part of the preparations prior to the start of regular...