Automated brake testing is also picking up speed in Germany. A pilot train with the automated brake testing system has been put into parallel operation by DB Cargo at Mitteldeutsche Eisenbahn in June.
On 12 July 2022, HS2 confirmed that more than a million tonnes of construction material have been delivered by rail to the high speed rail’s work sites across Buckinghamshire, taking the equivalent of 100,096 HGV journeys off local roads.
On 25 November 2021, DB Cargo Polska took over the four Vectron MS locomotives.
DB Cargo Polska has signed a contract with Siemens Mobility for purchasing four Vectron MS locomotives, as the operator announced on 1 March 2021.