On 25.04.2017. the supervisory board of ČD Cargo approved the purchase of an additional three Vectron locomotives from Siemens. It means ČD Cargo will exercise an option included in the original order for five machines (the designated 383 001-005) from 13.04.2016.
The price of one locomotive is again around CZK 100 million, ETCS is included. The three new machines are to be delivered around the turn of the year 2017/2018.
In June ČD Cargo wants to start using its Vectron locomotives between Brno and Rostock (trailers) and to Braunschweig (DE) and Koper (SI). – Siemens