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First Commercial Freights Hauled By A Vectron In Belgium
First Commercial Freights Hauled By A Vectron In Belgium

24 September 2020 became a historic day for the Belgian rail network, when a DB Cargo Belgium Vectron hauled the first commercials train in Belgium.

DB Cargo Ordered A Batch Of Vectron Dual Mode Locomotives
  • updated 9th Sep 2020 22:46
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DB Cargo Ordered A Batch Of Vectron Dual Mode Locomotives

On 8 September 2020, DB Cargo signed the framework agreement worth of well over 1 billion EUR with Siemens Mobility for up to 400 Class 248 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives.

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Slovenia Passable With 22.5 t Axleload
Slovenia Passable With 22.5 t Axleload

From 2 September 2020, operation using 22.5 t axleload is allowed for the entire route across in Slovenia, from the northeast (ie. from the Hodoš and Šentilj border stations) to the port of Koper, following upgrading of last C3 classified sections to D3 or D4 being completed.

UNIPETROL DOPRAVA Orders More Vectrons
UNIPETROL DOPRAVA Orders More Vectrons

On 24 August 2020, UNIPETROL DOPRAVA announced order of four Vectron MS locomotives.

New Vectrons On Test In Poland
New Vectrons On Test In Poland

On 4 and 5 August there were realised test runs of three new Vectrons in Poland.

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Vehicle Virtual Handover
Vehicle Virtual Handover

Siemens Mobility and  SBB Cargo International realised the digital handover of locomotives for the first time: for four Vectrons this has been achieved at the Regensburg works in April 2020.

LOTOS Kolej On The Czech Network
LOTOS Kolej On The Czech Network

In February this year LOTOS Kolej publicly announced that it plans to start operating freight trains under its own license in the Czech Republic. This happened for the first time at the end of June, and regular transports began in July.

Vectrons For EP Cargo Complete
Vectrons For EP Cargo Complete

On 30 June 2020 Siemens handed over to the customer 383.065, the last one of the Vectron MS locomotives that EP Cargo Invest has ordered so far.

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Knorr-Bremse Austria Responsible For Brake Maintenance Of ELL Vectrons
Knorr-Bremse Austria Responsible For Brake Maintenance Of ELL Vectrons

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.

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.

RJ TRAXX On A Freight Train
RJ TRAXX On A Freight Train

The current major reductions of long-distance passenger transport has deprived many vehicles, including modern electric locomotives, of work.

ČD Cargo In Germany Under Its Own License
ČD Cargo In Germany Under Its Own License

On 3 April 2020 the Czech national rail freight operator ČD Cargo ran a train under its own license in Germany for the first time.

All Vectrons For METRANS Handed Over
All Vectrons For METRANS Handed Over

On 4 March 2020, deliveries of all ten Vectron MS locomotives for METRANS were completed, following 383.409 and 410 being handed over at company’s Praha-Uhříněves intermodal terminal.

Three More Vectrons For EP Cargo
Three More Vectrons For EP Cargo

EP Cargo Invest acquires three more Vectron MS locomotives.

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