Under a transaction signed in February 2020 and now approved by the relevant antitrust authorities, VTG Rail Logistics GmbH has acquired a majority stake in Slovakian railway operator Carbo Rail. With immediate effect, the Hamburg-based group has thus taken full charge of Carbo Rail’s strategic development and operational management.
On 29 May 2020 Knorr-Bremse of Mödling and ELL Austria of Wien have concluded a framework contract for the maintenance of locomotive braking systems and the main switches of ELL Vectrons.
On 29 May 2020, Vossloh AG finalised the sale of its Locomotives business unit to CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd., Zhuzhou.
One of the ELP EURODUALs, 159 207, started on 19 May test program in Austria. The reason is to undergo measurements of impact to the infrastructure, with the goal to achieve the approval for operation in this country. These tests are planned to last for about three weeks.