posted on 10th May 2023 15:47
On 10 May 2023 Siemens Mobility and FS Italiane Group, together with its subsidiary TX Logistik, have signed a contract at the transport logistic in München for the delivery of 40 Vectrons. The order includes full-service maintenance for 15 years plus an optional extension of service to the next respective revision. The parties also agreed on an option for ordering 25 more locomotives. They are planned to haul freight trains along the Rhine-Alpine Corridor. The total order volume is around 300 million EUR.
The locomotives will have a top speed of 160 km/h and will be equipped with ETCS as well as the national ATPs for operation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Italy. Maintenance of the Vectrons will be handled in the Railcover workshop network located along the Rhine-Alpine Corridor.