[DE / Expert] Vectron Dual Mode under construction

Today Siemens shared a first picture of a Vectron ‘Dual Mode’ under construction in Munich. We see a locomotive in the known Siemens ‘exhibition’ paint scheme white-silver. 

The Vectron Dual Mode has a 2.4 MW diesel engine, like the normal diesel version, but it is also capable of running under 15 kV AC catenary. This means that potential customers can save on diesel fuel and reduce the emissions of the locomotive in, for example, urban areas.