[EU] Railcolor Weekly: Modern Locomotive News (18/13)

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  • Next to X4E-675, Italian rail freight operator Adriafer also hires X4E-674
  • R2 on Alpha Trains 185 526 has been completed: REV Unt Bombardier Service Kassel 02.03.18
  • DB Cargo 187 150 was seen in Kassel – After a 3-month-break delivery can continue
  • Weird: MRCE 185 567 now sports: D/A/CH/BA –  BA = Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Lineas has given back 186 212 to Alpha Trains
  • The second DE-AT-PL-CZ-SK-HU-RO-NL locomotive for Captrain is Vectron no. 193 785
  • The newest Hector Rail locomotive is diesel-electric

Akiem: 186 383 and 384 on maiden run

This week two more TRAXX MS locomotives for Akiem completed their maiden run. 186 383 (no Akiem ‘squares’/logos) and 186 384 with the standard livery. Photos of the latter one are plenty:

186 383 and 384 are part of a batch of 5 machines currently under delivery. 381-384 are all DE-AT-BE-NL locomotives. The fifth one is 186 371 DE-AT-CH-IT-BE-NL.

Bombardier: ‘188 001’ and ‘494 505’ to Velim

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