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Metrans now owns 100 % of Adria Rail
Metrans now owns 100 % of Adria Rail

19 February 2024 - Metrans, the rail subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has once again invested in the expansion of its European network and acquired 100 % of the Adria Rail Group, which operates in Serbia and Croatia.

METRANS under its own licence in Slovenia
METRANS under its own licence in Slovenia

METRANS started to use its own railway undertaking METRANS ADRIA in Slovenia.

METRANS launches direct haulage to Italy
METRANS launches direct haulage to Italy

METRANS hired three Vectrons in the A35 variant from Akiem, thereby incorporating in its fleet locomotives capable of operating in Italy and the entire Balkans for the first time.

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METRANS Launched Gdańsk Service Using 750 m Train Length
METRANS Launched Gdańsk Service Using 750 m Train Length

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.

Xi’an - Mannheim Train Routed Via Southern Route Has Arrived
Xi’an - Mannheim Train Routed Via Southern Route Has Arrived

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.

Dragon 2 Tested On The Czech Public Network
Dragon 2 Tested On The Czech Public Network

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).

Deliveries Of Vectrons For METRANS Continues
Deliveries Of Vectrons For METRANS Continues

On 1 December 2021, METRANS took over locomotives 383.413 and 414, which form part of the ten-strong option from 2020.

Vectron For Správa Železnic Arrived In The Czech Republic
Vectron For Správa Železnic Arrived In The Czech Republic

On 21 - 23 October 2021, Vectron 193 901, which was purchased from Siemens by Správa železnic, was transported from München to the Czech Republic.

Second Batch Of Vectrons For METRANS
Second Batch Of Vectrons For METRANS

On 26 August 2021, the first two Vectrons of the second batch ordered by METRANS left München.

10 Years Of A METRANS - RAILPOOL Cooperation
10 Years Of A METRANS - RAILPOOL Cooperation

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 Container Wagons Fitted With Silent Brakes
Metrans Container Wagons Fitted With Silent Brakes

Metrans has fitted its entire 3,000 container wagon fleet with what are known as „whispering“ (composite) brakes.

BTS Took Over TKD Dobrá Terminal
BTS Took Over TKD Dobrá Terminal

Following TransContainer - Slovakia’s withdrawal from hire of the TKD Dobrá container terminal, it was hired by BULK TRANSSHIPMENT SLOVAKIA (BTS).

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.

METRANS Took Over Its First Vectron
METRANS Took Over Its First Vectron

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...

Vectrons For METRANS
Vectrons For METRANS

On 9 April 2019, METRANS, the operator of a combined and container transport, ordered 10 Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens Mobility Czech...