September 14, 2017

MRCE orders 30 more Vectrons from Siemens

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LOCOMOTIVE leasing company Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE) has placed an order with Siemens for 30 Vectron locomotives, with an option for 20 additional units.

The order comprises 20 5.2MW 3kV dc units for use in Italy and 10 6.4MW multi-system locomotives, which will be equipped for operation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands.

Both variants will have a maximum speed of 160km/h. The multi-system locomotives will be equipped with ETCS as well as national signalling systems.

The order will take MRCEs Vectron fleet to 111 units.

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