Munich-Allach plant wins order for 500th electric Vectron locomotive

Siemens has sold its 500th electric Vectron locomotive

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European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), a provider of full-service leasing of electric locomotives, has ordered an additional eight Vectron locomotives from Siemens / © Siemens AG

  • Additional eight Vectron locomotives for European Locomotive Leasing (ELL)
  • ELL is currently the biggest Vectron customer
  • 507 locomotives have been ordered to date

Siemens has sold its 500th electric Vectron locomotive. The jubilee locomotive was ordered by European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), a provider of full-service leasing of locomotives and currently the biggest Vectron customer. The follow-up order from ELL is for eight multisystem locomotives that will be leased to the Czech railway carrier České Dráhy for passenger service on the Prague-Berlin route. A total of 507 electric Vectron locomotives have been ordered to date.

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

The Vectron fleet has accumulated more than 75 million kilometers of service so far. The locomotives are currently certified for operation in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.
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