Topic: Locomotive

The journey of Siemens’ Vectron locomotive

AnalysisAccording to the latest statistics, almost 1,200 Siemens Vectron locomotives had been sold by autumn 2021 to 56 customers, whether they are public or private companies. Frédéric de Kemmeter dives into the background and success...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

DB Cargo orders 200 new dual locomotives

At the start of the new year, DB cargo is taking action to modernise its locomotive fleet. The German operator and one of the European rail freight giants ordered a batch of 200 new locomotives...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Railpool orders 100 Siemens locomotives

Rolling stock leaser Railpool is expanding its fleet with an order of 100 locomotives from Siemens Mobility. The various locomotive variants will be used on different European rail corridors (north-south and east-west) and can be...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

New electric locomotives for old Kazakhstan fleet

Rail freight carrier Silkway Transit LLP from Kazakhstan renews its locomotive fleet with 22 new electric Russian locomotives. The first three 2ES7 ‘Black Granite’ locomotives manufactured by the Ural Locomotive plant in Russia have already...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

New locomotive leasing company Nexrail joins EU market

Nexrail will focus on providing innovative, sustainable locomotives for non-electrified operations, and is currently dedicated to the freight and shunting markets. It has purchased 53 shunting locomotives, and ordered another 50 hybrid locomotives from Vossloh.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Sinara develops virtual locomotive testing

A ‘virtual testing ground’ to test the locomotive control system of new trains is Sinara Transport Machines’s latest project. With it, the Russian company wants to speed up the process of developing new locomotives.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts