Siemens

[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 […]

[DE] S-Bahn Berlin, Stadler and Siemens present the Baureihe 483/484 mock-up

4 weeks. For 28 days around 400 pre-selected people will test and evaluate the new Berlin S-Bahn design. A 1:1 scale mock-up of the envisaged design has been created, that […]

[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 […]

[SA] In the picture: Siemens’ metro for Riyadh

Impressions of Siemens’ metro train for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, taken during InnoTrans 2016. Siemens, Bombardier and Alstom are all building metro trains for Riyadh, where currently the biggest new metro […]

[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 […]

[DE] Siemens and Deutsche Bahn celebrate the arrival and acceptance of ICE4

On 14.09.2016, Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Bahn (DB), and Alexander Dobrindt, German Minister for Transportation and Digital Infrastructure, presented the ICE 4, Deutsche Bahn’s […]

[US] It’s alive! First meters of the first Brightline locomotive

It is the first privately funded rail project in the United States. Its ambitious, it is fast, it is brightly colored. In 2017 Brightline will start revenue earning services, connecting […]

[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 […]

[AT/HU/SK] Party! Neusiedlerseebahn welcomes the new GySEV Ventus trains

The five newest trains of GySEV have a name: Ventus. The trains were recently delivered by Siemens. As of 05.09.2016 they are in use for revenue earning services in Austria, […]

[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 […]

[US] Watch it go: Siemens Charger no. 4601 at Pueblo Colorado test center

Siemens new diesel-electric Charger locomotives are advancing through a rigorous testing program at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado. A variety of tests and validation exercises including maximum speed […]

[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 […]

[HU/AT] First Desiro Mainline handed over to GySEV

Early 2014, Austria-Hungarian rail operator GySEV ordered five 3-car train sets from Siemens. The articulated trains belong are part of the Desiro Mainline product family and are being built in […]

[EU] Mireo: Siemens’ solution for the urban mobility boom

Yes, Siemens Rail Systems offers a wide range of rail vehciles for the EU railway market, many of them highly standardized. They have neat names, some must sound familiar: Vectron, Avenio, Inspiro, […]

[US] Amtrak and Siemens celebrate 70th electric locomotive with Sacramento send-off

On 02.06.2016, Amtrak and Siemens celebrated completion of the 70th and final Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) electric locomotive at the company’s rail manufacturing hub in Sacramento, CA. The milestone marks […]

[UK] Coming to Innotrans: Desiro City for South West Trains

On 03.09.2014, Stagecoach South West Trains (SWT) made public that it had ordered 30 Desiro City trains from Siemens. It involves five-car trains worth 210 million British pounds in total. Stagecoach South […]

[BG] The design revealed: this is the Inspiro for Sofia

Siemens and Newag will deliver a fully automated metro system for Line 3 in Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. They will also supply new metro’s of Inspiro type (Siemens design). Twenty […]

[DE/AT/IT] Lokomotion orders 8 Vectrons [new visual]

Rail freight operator Lokomotion has ordered 8 Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens. The locomotives will be configurated for operations in Germany, Austria and Italy, will have ETCS on board and […]

[DE] Baureihe 483: finally a new generation of S-Bahn trains for Berlin

Stadler Pankow and Siemens, they are going to develop and build the next generation S-Bahn trains for the German city of Berlin. Which was officially announced 22.12.2015. The consortium, led […]

[SK] Siemens sells 193 820 to PSZ from Slovakia

Now that is railcolor! Today, representatives of Slovakian railfreight operator Prvá Slovenská Železnicná (PSŽ) and LokoTrain from the Czech Republic visited the Siemens factory in Munich for the hand-over of […]

[UK] South West Trains is second customer for Siemens’ DesiroCity

Plans for a £210m fleet of new trains to benefit passengers on the UK’s busiest commuter rail franchise moved forward today, as Stagecoach South Western Trains announced its intention to […]

[AT] Siemens starts the production of CityJet trains

On 13.07.2014, the construction of the new generation of regional trains for Austria has started. With these Desiro Mainline trains, built by Siemens, the Austrian railways will introduce a new […]