Siemens Vectron

[AT] In the picture: Lokomotion 193 773 ‘Brennereisenbahn’

It is one of the eye-catchers of this moment; Lokomotion locomotive 193 773 and its new ‘Brennereisenbahn’ livery. This can not happen unnoticed, so we asked two photographers to send […]

[EU] MRCE orders 30 Vectron locomotives – now 111 in total [updated]

• 10 Vectron MS and 20 Vectron DC • Option for 20 additional locomotives • MRCE fleet includes 111 Vectron locomotives Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE), a full-service locomotive leasing […]

[EU] New livery: Lokomotion 193 773 “150 years Brennereisenbahn”

Blue zebras, red ones, ivory coloured paint. Lokomotion Vectron locomotives were delivered with several different designs. But one machine stood out because it looked, well, naked, unfinished. Unit 193 773 did not […]

[EU] Updatedx3: Alpha Trains and TX Logistik bring another four theme locomotives

Yes they did it again. Lease company Alpha Trains and operator TX Logistik have released three new ‘theme locomotives’, meaning two Vectron machines with a special wrapping. 193 556 now […]

[CH] New stickers for BLS Cargo Vectrons no. 406 and 407

BLS Cargo is rolling out its new corporate identity (CI). A new version of its logo is gradually being introduced on rolling stock. Two abstract green mountains, in combination with […]

[DE] Siemens signs framework contract for 100 locomotives with Deutsche Bahn

Siemens and DB Cargo AG have signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 100 locomotives. At the closing of the contract, the freight transport arm of Deutsche Bahn called […]

[IT] InRail orders three Vectron locomotives

Italian railfreight operator InRail has decided to order three Vectron locomotives. They will be DC electrics only, so the family of 191 series locomotives in Italy will grow. Further details […]

[EU] ELL orders 8 extra Vectron locomotives for Ceské Dráhy contract

European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), a provider of full-service leasing of electric locomotives, has ordered an additional eight Vectron locomotives from Siemens. ELL is currently the biggest Vectron customer (Railcolor: 108 […]

[EU] Hupac orders eight multisystem Vectron locomotives

The Swiss intermodal transport company Hupac has ordered eight Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens. The multisystem locomotives will serve on the Rhine – Alpine Corridor (DACHINL). Deliveries will begin in the early […]

[CH] Railcolor Design presents the new Vectron design for SBB Cargo International

This is it, this is the new livery for the SBB Cargo International Vectron locomotive. It is a huge honor for us that we were given the chance to create […]

[CZ] ELL will hire Vectron locomotives to ČD for EC trains Prague – Berlin – Hamburg

zpravy.e15.cz reports: The quest of the Czech railways (ČD) for multi system electric locomotives to pull its Prague – Berlin – Hamburg EuroCity trains has come to a conclusion. In […]

[CZ] ČD Cargo decides to buy three additional Vectron locomotives

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 […]

[EU] Going “Off-Road” with TX Logistik 193 555

On 26.04.2017, lease company Alpha Trains and railfreight operator TX Logistik took delivery of the last Vectron locomotive of a serie of six, that were ordered in 2016. The machine […]

[EU] Captrain to double its Vectron fleet; two new machines delivered

On 27.04.2017, two new Vectron locomotives left the Siemens plant in Munich; the designated 193 781 and 782 were delivered to Captrain-company ITL, that already operates six such machines. Rail […]

[CZ] Unipetrol orders three Vectron locomotives [updated]

Unipetrol Doprava has announced that its subsidiary Unipetrol Transport signed a contract with Siemens for the acquisition of three Vectron multisystem locomotives. The first unit should be delivered in December […]

[EU] Alpha Trains raises number of Vectron locomotives on order to 10

This year, Siemens will not hand-over six, but 10 new Vectron locomotives to lease company Alpha Trains. In April 2016, six Vectron multi-system locomotives were ordered, now four have been […]

[DE/AT/IT] Magnetize! First pictures of Vectron locomotives for Alpha Trains

On 06.03.2017, Siemens released the first Vectron locomotives for lease company Alpha Trains from its work in Munich. The designated 193 550 pulled the identical 193 551 and the black X4E-645, […]

[SE] +15 Vectron locomotives for Hector Rail: option is now fixed order

Hector Rail AB, a Swedish rail transport company, has ordered another 15 Vectron AC locomotives. Delivery is planned beginning in the spring of 2018. All of the locomotives will have […]

[AT/HU] Coming very soon: Siemens delivers five Vectrons to GySEV in 2017

Now that is fast. In only a few months, Siemens will deliver the first new Vectron locomotive to Austro-Hungarian railoperator GySEV. It will arrive during the summer, and four more will […]

[IT] Italy authorizes Vectron MS; MRCE hands over first unit to TX Logistik

Good news for Siemens, and its customers. The Italian railway authorities have granted approval for the multisystem version of the Vectron platform built for MRCE. This lease company has 21 […]

[CH] SBB Cargo International: Long-term rental of 18 new Siemens Vectron locomotives

Multisystem Vectron locomotives for DE-AT-CH-IT Delivery as of Dezember 2017 To be operated by SBB Cargo International Traffic growth, competition intensity and the new level-track rail route following the opening of the Gotthard […]

[AT] No experiments: ÖBB orders up to 200 Vectron locomotives from Siemens

Framework contract of up to 200 Vectron locomotives First tranche for 30 Vectron MS Delivery to begin in summer of 2018 Austrian Railways (ÖBB) has signed a framework contract with […]

[DE] DB Cargo to hire four Vectron diesel locomotives [updatedx2]

As of February 2017, DB Cargo will hire four Vectron DE locomotives from Siemens. They will be used for freight services in and around the German city of Halle, replacing […]

[SE] Hector Rail is investing in new Siemens locomotives: and this is the first one

In July 2016, Freight operator Hector Rail from Sweden signed an agreement with Siemens for the delivery of five new Vectron locomotives. Soon, Siemens will deliver the first two units, […]

[IT] DB Cargo Italia puts Vectron locomotives in service

As of 01.12.2016, DB Cargo Italia is operating new Vectron locomotives for its domestic freight services. UniCredit leasing and DB Cargo decided to team up in 2015 to expand the […]

[DE] First shots: Siemens Vectron in Lokomotion livery

Background: Rail freight operator Lokomotion ordered 8 Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens in February 2016. The locomotives will be equipped for operations in Germany, Austria and Italy, will have ETCS […]

[DE] InfraLeuna launching customer for Vectron DE

Rail Business reports: Siemens has booked a first success with its Vectron DE locomotive. In late November, Infraleuna ordered one locomotive, making it launching customer of the type. Delivery of […]

[EU] This is 193 846: the first multi system Vectron for mgw Service

On 17.06.2016, mgw Service and Siemens signed a contract for the delivery of a Vectron multi systeme electric locomotive, to be delivered in October.  The machine, the designated 193 846 with REV […]

[EU] In the picture: Siemens Vectron during InnoTrans 2016

During InnoTrans 2016, three life-size Siemens Vectron locomotives were on display. Siemens presented stock locomotive 193 844 and the 3305 for Finland. Lease company MRCE brought the colorful X4E-640 to […]

[CH] railCare orders Siemens Vectron locomotives for its retail trains

On 22.09.2016, Siemens has won its 25th customer for the Vectron locomotive: Swiss rail freight operator railCare has ordered seven locomotives of this type from Siemens. The contract also includes […]

[SE] Newland for lease company ELL: Vectron locomotives for Sweden

On 05.09.2016, three red Vectron locomotive left the Siemens factory perimeters in Munich: 193 253, 254 and 255. All three are property of lease company ELL, but adjusted for services […]

[BG] PIMK Rail: Vectron 192 962 enters regular service

On 08.08.2016, PIMK Rail Bulgaria accomplished it’s first revenue service, featuring the 5.6MW electric Siemens Vectron AC 192 962, acquired earlier this year. It is first modern electric in service […]

[CZ] EP Cargo’s Vectron locomotive is a space machine!

Who could have guessed that the interior of this locomotive looked like a space ship? We did not. On 30.07.2016, the one and only Vectron locomotive that is currently property […]

[DE] mgw: Service provider from Kassel orders second Vectron locomotive

In October, mgw Service will get a second Vectron locomotive. On 17.06.2016, mgw and Siemens signed the contract. It is the fourth electric locomotive in the fleet of mgw Service, […]

[HR] Croatia is hot: ELL Vectron for PPD Transport in Zagreb

Brand new ELL 193 268 is a special one. The multi system locomotive has, in theory, a impressive country specific package. Take a seat: DE/AT/HU/CZ/SK/PL/RO + RS/HR/BG/TR. In practice the […]