Update 02.11.2018: Škoda Transportation has received the TSI certificate Push-Pull from Eisenbahn-CERT (EBC) – notified body interoperability and part of Germany’s federal railway authority EBA – for both its 109E3 locomotives push-pull trains for the Munich – Nuremberg Express (NIM). The first new trains will enter service in the spring of 2019. The full launch of the entire fleet is expected in June 2019.
We already saw the NIM Express by Škoda earlier in September at the InnoTrans. Here we show you some recent testing action with not one, but two 109E locomotives – DB 102 002 & 102 004. All pictures were taken Mid-October between Donauwörth and Augsburg.
We thank Jürgen Oder and Thomas Girstenbrei for the great pictures and video.