December 01, 2015

Vectrons ordered for DB Schenker Rail Italy

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UNICREDIT Leasing, Germany, has awarded Siemens a contract to supply eight 3kV dc Vectron electric locomotives, which will be leased by DB Schenker Rail Italy.

The 5.2MW 160km/h units will be assembled at Siemens' Allach plant near Munich and are due to be delivered from late 2016 onwards.

DB Schenker Rail's Polish subsidiary already operates a fleet of 23 3kV dc Vectron locomotives.


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