Today we show you the latest additions to the fleet of MRCE: these are the redesignated 191 021 and 022. These two locomotives are not new, they were built in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Previously they have been used as demonstrators for the Polish market.
Over the past months, Siemens has been retrofitting both electrics, now they are equipped for certification in Italy. Based on their year of construction we can state:
- Siemens 21693 / Vectron no. 003 / 2010 = 191 951 = 5170 020 = MRCE 191 021
- Siemens 21698 / Vectron no. 008 / 2011 = 191 952 = 5170 021 = MRCE 191 022
In 2017 MRCE placed a new order with Siemens for 20 Vectron DC locomotives for the Italian domestic market, plus ten multi-system machines for the north-south corridor.