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XLoad Vectrons For SBB CINT
  • updated 25th Jul 2022 22:37
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XLoad Vectrons For SBB CINT

At the end of June 2022, Siemens Mobility announced that SBB Cargo International in cooperation with SüdLeasing has ordered 20 Vectron multisystem locomotives equipped with the new XLoad package.

Reichmuth Orders Vectrons For SBB Cargo
Reichmuth Orders Vectrons For SBB Cargo

On 14 July 2022, Siemens Mobility signed a contract with Reichmuth & Co Investment Management AG for 35 Vectron AC locomotives through its investment vehicle LokRoll 3 AG.

SBB Ordered Seven More Girunos
SBB Ordered Seven More Girunos

DB and SBB are further expanding the range of international passenger services between Switzerland and Germany.

RSSB 2022 (August)
Contract For SBB FLIRTs Signed
Contract For SBB FLIRTs Signed

On 31 May 2022 SBB, Thurbo, RegionAlps and Stadler signed a framework agreement for up to 510 FLIRTs.

SBB Tender For Single-Deck EMUs Confirmed
SBB Tender For Single-Deck EMUs Confirmed

On 25 May 2022, Stadler announced that objection was rejected and the manufacturer was confirmed award of framework agreement for up to 510 FLIRTs for SBB.

Anniversary Of 175 Years Of Swiss Railways
Anniversary Of 175 Years Of Swiss Railways

At the SBB works in Yverdon-les-Bains, SBB Cargo’s Re 420 251 and SBB’s Re 460 019 were unveiled on 9 March 2022 in their new anniversary livery.

ČD Cargo
SBB Class Tm 234-4: The Next Chapter In The WINDHOFF Success Story
SBB Class Tm 234-4: The Next Chapter In The WINDHOFF Success Story

WINDHOFF is currently executing a major SBB order for a total of 35 Class Tm 234-4 multi-purpose vehicles. The details of this contract, as well as the innovative approach of the manufacturer, are described in the following article.

New FLIRTs For Switzerland
New FLIRTs For Switzerland

On 5 October 2021, Stadler announced that it wins the tender for up to 510 FLIRT EMUs for Switzerland.

SBB Orders More KISS EMUs
SBB Orders More KISS EMUs

On 21 April 2021, Stadler announced that SBB will order a further 60 KISS trains for approx. 1.3 billion CHF.

Škoda
More Voith CargoFlex Couplings For SBB Cargo
More Voith CargoFlex Couplings For SBB Cargo

Since May 2019, the Voith CargoFlex couplings have been successfully deployed in regular service at SBB Cargo on 100 wagons and 25 locomotives,

TILO FLIRT At Velim
TILO FLIRT At Velim

In late June 2020, a six-car RABe 524 303 EMU for TILO arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre.

SOB Traversos In Regular Service
SOB Traversos In Regular Service

Since the 15 December 2019 timetable change all old SOB vehicles on the Voralpen-Express (VAE) services have been replaced by six new eight-car Class RABe 526.1 FLIRT EMUs. 

New BLS EMUs
New BLS EMUs

BLS is currently acquiring two fleets of EMUs from Stadler. Let's take a closer look at their purpose and deliveries.

Last Green Class Re 4/4 Locomotives
Last Green Class Re 4/4 Locomotives

At SBB there remain the last three green-painted Class Re 4/4 electric locomotives, which are used in regular service all over Switzerland, two of them by SBB Cargo. 

Giruno Authorised In Italy For Multiple Traction Up To 200 km/h
Giruno Authorised In Italy For Multiple Traction Up To 200 km/h

On 4 March 2020 Stadler announced that ERA awarded the SBB's Class RABe 501 type approval to run in Italy.