[EU] Akiem received the first five AC3 electrics for CTL Logistics [updatedx2]

On 20.12.2017, Bombardier handed over five TRAXX AC3 locomotives to lease company Akiem that will hire them to the CTL Logistics Group. These locomotives are the first of eight locomotives for CTL Logistics. 

Update x2: In an impressive ‘Lokzug’ all five machines were transported away from Kassel on 22.12.2017. Scroll down for more images. The five locomotives are:

  • 187 502 DE/AT – 25 years / CTL Logistics logos
  • 187 503 DE/AT – 25 years / CTL Logistics logos
  • 187 504 DE/AT – 25 years / CTL Logistics logos
  • 187 506 DE/AT – 25 years / CTL Logistics logos
  • 187 520 DE/AT/HU/RO – CTL Logistics logos only

The fleet list of TRAXX AC3 locomotives of Akiem can be found on Railcolor.net

L-R: Bianca Köhler (Bombardier Transportation), Artur Nowakowski (CTL), Anna Puchalowicz (Akiem), Artur Borowicz (CTL) and Patrice Bildstein (Akiem; from left) are celebrating the first handover – Kassel 20.12.2017 – Photo: Bombardier
Akiem 186 353-9 / 186 351-3 / DB Fernverkehr 147 551-6 and Akiem > CTL Logistics 187 506-1 / 504-6 / 503-8 / 502-0 / 520-2 at Kassel Rangierbahnhof on 22.12.2017 – Photo: Christian Klotz
Akiem 186 353-9 / 186 351-3 / DB Fernverkehr 147 551-6 and Akiem > CTL Logistics 187 506-1 / 504-6 / 503-8 / 502-0 / 520-2 at Kassel Rangierbahnhof on 22.12.2017 – Photo: Christian Klotz