[NL / Expert] NS wants Vectron locomotives for Amsterdam – Berlin passenger services

The Dutch state railways (NS) have announced a tender for twelve Vectron locomotives. They want to lease these locomotives for the direct Amsterdam – Berlin intercity service, replacing the old 1700 series electrics on the Dutch part of the route (Amsterdam – Bad Bentheim). The first 200 km/u multi-system electrics should be available in 2020.

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