June 26, 2017

Siemens receives order for 500th Vectron locomotive

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EUROPEAN Locomotive Leasing (ELL) has ordered an additional eight Vectron locomotives from Siemens, taking Siemens’ total order of Vectron locomotives to 507.

The multisystem 6.4MW 200km/h locomotives will be leased by ELL to Czech Railways (CD) to haul passenger trains on the Prague - Berlin line.

“This milestone highlights the success story and reliable service of our Vectron locomotives throughout Europe,” says Mr Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens Mobility Division. “We’ve already convinced 31 customers in 14 countries with our flexible platform and customer-tailored equipment packages.”

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