It has been rumored for some time, but it is materializing now: DB Cargo (Germany) is selling-of its oldest electrics. The deal includes around 200 machines of the 151 and 155 series. All heavy six-axle electrics, built in 1972-1978 (151) and 1977-1984 (155). Lease company Railpool (Oaktree / GIC) will be managing the fleet after the deal is closed. Toshiba from Japan is one of the other investors in the deal. DB Cargo will remain responsible for the maintenance of the 151/155s.