Bombardier Traxx

[IL] AMAZING images of TRAXX and Twindexx being disembarked at Haifa

No it is not a caps lock problem. Capitals are required to describe the (drone) photos you are about to see. Erez Simon, Koby Zilberstein and Matan Zilberstein were there, in […]

[DE] In the picture: recent RailAdventure transports

You may know them, or maybe you have made pictures of them; the RailAdventure transport trains. They are popular amongst many railway fans, because when you see a classic, two-tone […]

[EU] +20: Railpool orders more TRAXX MS locomotives for Transalp corridor

Bombardier and Railpool have signed an agreement for 20 extra Bombardier TRAXX MS locomotives. The new locomotives for Railpool will be equipped for service in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, the […]

[HU] This is MÁV locomotive no. 480 003 “Szent István”

Today, the Hungarian railways presented another 480 series locomotive honoring an historical figure. With a festive ceremony MAV 480 003 was inaugurated with a red and ivory colored wrapping about […]

[DE] Stock locomotives for DB Cargo to speed up delivery [updated]

At this moment, Bombardier is speeding up the delivery of TRAXX AC3 locomotives to DB Cargo. The trick? Five ‘stock’ locomotives are being sold to DB Cargo, resulting in a […]

[DE] New batch, new number series; Akiem 187 500 is out

A new TRAXX AC3 locomotive for lease company Akiem is ready-to-go: 187 500. The silver locomotive was first seen on 14.07.2017 at Kassel. It seems to be a ‘simple’ locomotive […]

[EU] Lost track of TRAXX? Here is a model to understand the Bombardier locomotive family

For all those who lost track of all the different TRAXX locomotive types, we made a new overview, visual, colorful; This is the new TRAXX family three: 🙂 And this […]

[DE] Pretty in blue: Bombardier hands over first TRAXX locomotive to Rhenus Group

This morning, Bombardier officially presented the first of three TRAXX multi-system electric locomotives for the Rhenus Group. During a small ceremony at the transport & logistic fair in Munich, the […]

[EU] T&L 2017: Bombardier launches the new TRAXX DC3 and MS3 locomotives

Bombardier Transportation presented its new product platform for the locomotive sector at the Transport Logistic trade fair in Munich today. Alongside the Bombardier TRAXX AC3 locomotive (series 187/487), which is […]

[DE] DB 245: +9 ordered, fuel tank mods for Sylt 245s

In 2011, DB announced a framework agreement with Bombardier for the delivery of 200 TRAXX Multi Engine diesel locomotives. A first call-off order was placed directly, comprising of 20 locos […]

[CZ] RegioJet orders 8 TRAXX locomotives (+ option for 20 more)

Open access passenger operator RegioJet has announced the acquisition of eight TRAXX multi-system locomotives. The contract includes an option for twenty more machines. Five will be delivered this year, the […]

[DE] 187 317: first Raildox TRAXX AC3 is out

This year, German railfreight operator will receive two new TRAXX AC3 electric locomotives with diesel shunting module. The designated 187 317 is the first one, and left the Bombardier factory […]

[DE] DB Fernverkehr orders 25 additional IC2 trains (TRAXX + TWINDEXX Vario)

Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has received a call-off from Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) to provide 25 double-deck intercity trainsets for DB Fernverkehr. The 5-car trainsets consist of 25 […]

[EU] This is the first DE/AT/CH/IT/BE/NL locomotive for Railpool!

It took longer than expected, but here is the first Railpool TRAXX MS locomotive with the country package DE/AT/CH/IT/BE/NL, also a Transalp locomotive as are 186 101-110, but additionally equipped […]

[SE/NO] Bombardier releases first TRAXX AC3 locomotives for Scandinavia

On 10.02.2017, the new Railpool 187 400 and 187 401 (both REV 10.02.2017) were released from the Bombardier Kassel factory and taken to Rostock harbor, behind the also new 186 […]

[DE] Not 1, but 2 new TRAXX locomotives for railfreight operator Raildox

Railfreight operator Raildox from Germany will add two new TRAXX locomotives this year. In April a TRAXX AC3 locomotive with Last Mile shunting diesel module will be delivered by Bombardier. […]

[EU] Rhenus Rail orders TRAXX MS locomotives [updated]

Rhenus Rail has decided to order three TRAXX MS locomotives, equipped for Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Title Image: Railcolor. No official relation to Bombardier […]

[EU] Captrain Deutschland Group orders six TRAXX multi-system locomotives

Bombardier Transportation and the Captrain Deutschland Group have signed a contract for six TRAXX multi-system locomotives. The new locomotives will be used to freight transport, mainly in Germany, the Netherlands […]

[IT] Visualized: Bombardier TRAXX DCP for Italy

A new item in our ongoing series ‘vizualized’. This time we present you the Bombardier TRAXX P160DCP locomotives, part of the Eco2000 family of locomotives developed by Adtranz during the […]

[DE] After years of testing, DB Regio starts operating TRAXX AC3 locomotives

They are numbered 147 001 to 020, and they are the first TRAXX AC3 locomotives specifically built for passenger service. And as of 10.01.2017, they are pulling their first revenue […]

[DE] HSL Logistik orders TRAXX AC3 locomotives

We created our own artist impression, to illustrate the latest TRAXX-order for Bombardier. German freight operator HSL Logistik will receive four TRAXX AC3 locomotives in 2017-2018.  These will be homologated […]

[IT] New name, new livery, new customer for Akiem: 483s for Mercitalia Rail

On 03.01.2017, Akiem 483 314 and 315 were released from work, making a obligatory test run from Vado Ligure to Genua together. The machines were built by Bombardier in Vado […]

[EU] Metrans’ second batch of TRAXX electrics enter service

Metrans Rail is currently receiving new TRAXX MS locomotives for its fleet for international freight services. New are 386 021 (handed over on 31.10.2016) and 022 (30.11.2016) and 023 (05.12.2016). […]

[EU] Bombardier TRAXX AC3: successful operation in Last Mile mode

Bombardier has released a press statement with various examples of TRAXX AC3 locomotives currently being used in everyday practice. The statement follows after the full homologation of the freight version […]

[DE] Official: RheinCargo purchases 10 new TRAXX AC3s from Bombardier

On 25.11.2016, RheinCargo published an official statement about its newest locomotives:  RheinCargo, Germany’s largest private railfreight operator, strengthens its locomotive fleet with the acquisition of ten new locomotives. With these […]

[AT] Wiener Lokalbahnen go Last Mile: three TRAXX AC3 locomotives ordered

Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC) has placed an order for three TRAXX Ac3 locomotives with Last Mile diesel shunting module. They will enter revenue service in 2017. An option is taken […]

[SE/NO] This is Railpool 187 400: the first Bombardier TRAXX AC3 locomotive for Scandinavia

On 22.09.2016 we had the honor to inspect the first TRAXX AC3 locomotive for services in Norway and Sweden. The pictures show Railpool no. 187 400 equipped for the two […]

[SA] Transnet 23E: that TRAXX locomotive that does not look familiar

In April 2014, South African state-owned freight and logistics company Transnet awarded Bombardier a contract for the supply of electric locomotives as part of a 50 billion ZAR contract. In […]

[AT] LTE takes delivery of the first TRAXX AC3 locomotive in Austria

LTE Logistik- und Transport GmbH, located in Graz, Austria, is celebrating its 15-year anniversary. And a special year requires a special locomotive. On 27.06.2016 LTE and presented the first Bombardier […]

[EU] Akiem announces frame contract for 52 TRAXX locomotives

On June 22, French leasing company Akiem announced that it has signed an agreement with Bombardier to supply up to 52 TRAXX locomotives. 26 units are ordered right away for […]

[IL] Official: Bombardier to deliver 62 locomotives to Israel

Bombardier: Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to provide 62 TRAXX AC locomotives to Israel Railways (ISR). Based on the list price, the new order is valued […]

[IT] The new livery for regional trains of Trenitalia

The ‘Divisione Trasporto Regionale di Trenitalia’ is introducing a new livery for its trains. Several different types of modern rolling stock is now presented in the new livery. The new […]