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Tenth TRAXX DC3 For RAILPOOL
Tenth TRAXX DC3 For RAILPOOL

On 31 May 2021 RAILPOOL took over E.494 580, its 10th TRAXX DC3 locomotive.

Alpha Trains Upgrades 77 Locomotives To ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2
Alpha Trains Upgrades 77 Locomotives To ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2

77 locomotives belonging to Alpha Trains will be upgraded to ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2.

ČD Cargo Orders Ten More TRAXXes
ČD Cargo Orders Ten More TRAXXes

Following another one tender for the supply of new locomotives, which was announced last September, ČD Cargo again selected the TRAXX MS3 locomotives from Bombardier Transportation.

ENNA Transport Leases RAILPOOL's TRAXXes
ENNA Transport Leases RAILPOOL's TRAXXes

On 17 March 2021, RAILPOOL and ENNA Transport have signed a long-term agreement for leasing of three TRAXX locomotives including their full-service maintenance.

More TRAXX MS3 Locomotives Heading To The Czech Republic
More TRAXX MS3 Locomotives Heading To The Czech Republic

Following conditions of test operation in the Czech Republic being fulfilled, remaining TRAXX MS3 locomotives ordered so far by Czech operators can be delivered, as they can use them at least within the country. 

Conditions Of TRAXX MS3 Test Operation In The Czech Republic Fulfilled
Conditions Of TRAXX MS3 Test Operation In The Czech Republic Fulfilled

Conditions given by Drážní úřad for test operation of the very first TRAXX MS3 locomotives in revenue service, 388.001 and 002, were fulfilled recently.

Alstom: Completion Of The Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation
Alstom: Completion Of The Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation

On 29 January 2021, Alstom announced completion of the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alstom’s Further Step Towards Its Planned Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation
Alstom’s Further Step Towards Its Planned Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation

On 9 July 2020 Alstom announced that following the notification of the transaction to the European Commission on 11 June 2020, it has taken a further step towards closing of its planned acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

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.

TRAXX MS3 For ČD Cargo Starts Test Operation
TRAXX MS3 For ČD Cargo Starts Test Operation

On 12 June 2020, both first ČD Cargo TRAXX MS3 locomotives, which are present in the Czech Republic, moved from the VUZ Velim test centre to the Ústí nad Labem depot. Following all necessary paperwork being sorted out, the first run in the test regime took place on 23 June.