[AT / Expert] 1216 951 or 183 704: first of four new U4s handed over to WLC

Only weeks ago, Siemens published the news they got awarded with an order for four new ES64U4 electrics by the Austrian freight operator Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC). On 06.08.2010 the first new unit was seen out in the open; Locomotive no. 1216 951 currently marked as sub type C. Some extra numerical information: NVR no. 9180 6183 704-6 D-WLC, EBA no. EBA 03J14B 053

on 27.08.2010 Siemens officially handed it over to WLC. Right away, the locomotive was renumbered as “183 704” – NVR-Number: 91 80 6183 704-6 D-WLC.