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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.
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.
DB and SBB are further expanding the range of international passenger services between Switzerland and Germany.
On 31 May 2022 SBB, Thurbo, RegionAlps and Stadler signed a framework agreement for up to 510 FLIRTs.
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.
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.
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.
On 5 October 2021, Stadler announced that it wins the tender for up to 510 FLIRT EMUs for Switzerland.
On 21 April 2021, Stadler announced that SBB will order a further 60 KISS trains for approx. 1.3 billion CHF.
Since May 2019, the Voith CargoFlex couplings have been successfully deployed in regular service at SBB Cargo on 100 wagons and 25 locomotives,
In late June 2020, a six-car RABe 524 303 EMU for TILO arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre.
Since the 15 December 2019 timetable change all old SOB vehicles on the Voralpen-Express (VAE) services have been replaced by six new eight-car Class RABe 526.1 FLIRT EMUs.
BLS is currently acquiring two fleets of EMUs from Stadler. Let's take a closer look at their purpose and deliveries.
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.
On 4 March 2020 Stadler announced that ERA awarded the SBB's Class RABe 501 type approval to run in Italy.