Leading Polish freight operator DB Cargo Polska received four Vectron MS multi-system locomotives from Siemens Mobility.

multi-system Vectron locomotives

Picture: DB Cargo Polska

The new Vectron locomotives are already in the colors of DB Cargo Polska, informs railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to DB Cargo Polska.

Vectron is the most modern universal locomotive on the European market with a modular structure that allows it to be easily adapted to the requirements of operation and the specifics of traffic in different countries and different operating conditions.

The locomotive was designed to perform various transport tasks. The main advantage of the locomotive is its efficiency in solving traction problems in domestic and border traffic in Europe. In 2012 DB Cargo Polska acquired 23 Vectron electric locomotives. This was one of the first orders for new Siemens locomotives.

multi-system Vectron locomotives
Picture: DB Cargo Polska

The company is now replenishing its Vectron fleet with new locomotives for the development of intermodal transport.

The new Vectron MS locomotives for DB Cargo Polska have a maximum power of 6.4 MW and are equipped with an ETCS system in accordance with the current specifications (Baseline 3), and have a top speed of 160 km/h.

multi-system Vectron locomotives
Picture: DB Cargo Polska

The locomotives are adapted for Poland and the Czech Republic and approved for operation in 20 European countries.

The new Vectrons for DB Cargo Polska can be efficiently and quickly equipped with additional permits for work in other countries such as Slovakia or Hungary, if necessary.

multi-system Vectron locomotives
Picture: DB Cargo Polska

 

multi-system Vectron locomotives
Picture: DB Cargo Polska

multi-system Vectron locomotives

Picture: DB Cargo Polska

multi-system Vectron locomotives

Picture: DB Cargo Polska

multi-system Vectron locomotives

Picture: DB Cargo Polska

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