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On 5 September 2022, METRANS started operating a line connecting two of its own terminals - in Šenov near Havířov (industrial Ostrava area) and in the industrial area of Upper Silesia (Dąbrowa Górnicza) - with the DCT terminal in Gdańsk.
One of those trains, whose departure from China to Europe via the Caspian and Black Seas was accompanied by media attention, arrived at the destination station, this time in a complete silence.
Following a test program at the VUZ Velim centre (see here and here), the required tests on the public railway network were started with the locomotive ET43-001 (3 260 003).
On 1 December 2021, METRANS took over locomotives 383.413 and 414, which form part of the ten-strong option from 2020.
On 21 - 23 October 2021, Vectron 193 901, which was purchased from Siemens by Správa železnic, was transported from München to the Czech Republic.
On 26 August 2021, the first two Vectrons of the second batch ordered by METRANS left München.
More than ten years ago, a RAILPOOL locomotive hauled a block train for METRANS for the first time, travelling the approximately 1,100 km long route between Praha-Uhříněves and Rotterdam.
Metrans has fitted its entire 3,000 container wagon fleet with what are known as „whispering“ (composite) brakes.
Following TransContainer - Slovakia’s withdrawal from hire of the TKD Dobrá container terminal, it was hired by BULK TRANSSHIPMENT SLOVAKIA (BTS).
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.
On 11 November 2019, METRANS took over 383.401, the first of ten Vectron MS locomotives ordered on 9 April 2019. Thereby it started to diversify...
On 9 April 2019, METRANS, the operator of a combined and container transport, ordered 10 Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens Mobility Czech...
The last one of the TRAXX F140 MS electrics METRANS has ordered so far, 386.040, was symbolically handed over to the customer at the latter's...