[LU] CFL Cargo replaces G1206 rental locos with new DE18s

Photo: Vossloh Locomotives

On December 18, CFL Cargo and Vossloh signed a deal for leasing eleven new DE18 diesel locomotives. The contract period will be variable, five to eight years. The first units will be delivered medio 2017 and will be replacing Vossloh G1206 type locomotives, currently on hire from various leasing companies.

CFL Cargo intends to use the DE18s for domestic and cross-border services from Luxembourg to France, Belgium and Germany. The homologation process of the DE18 for Belgium has not been completed yet.