Railpool says that traffic growth is increasing demand for its locomotives, which now total 100 electric units. German railfreight was up 16.7% by the third quarter of 2010 compared with the same period in 2009. Railpool is a joint venture of two German banks: HSH Nordbank and KfW Ipex-Bank.
Railpool adds more locomotives to its fleet
FOLLOWING yesterday's purchase of six Vectron locomotives from Siemens, Railpool has awarded a Euros 120 million contract to Bombardier for 36 Traxx electric locomotives. Delivery will start in July 2011 and should be completed by November 2013.