POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

Siemens signs framework contract for 100 locomotives with Deutsche Bahn

Staff Writer |
Siemens and DB Cargo AG have signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 100 locomotives.

Article continues below






At the closing of the contract, the freight transport arm of Deutsche Bahn called up 60 Vectron multisystem locomotives.

The locomotives will serve on the Rhine-Alpine-Corridor (DACHINL: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands). Delivery of the vehicles will begin at the end of 2017.

They will be built in the Siemens plant in Munich-Allach, Germany. Siemens recently sold its 500th electric Vectron locomotive.


What to read next

First of Amtrak's 70 new locomotives ready to roll
Alstom gets $3 billion supply contract in India
Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind power plant in Japan