[SK] Vectron on ice? Meet Macejko – ZSSK’s official hockey championship locomotive [updated]

Vectron and hockey fans worldwide, unite! For this is Macejko – the colorful Vectron werbelok, sporting a brand new livery, dedicated to the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia.

We thank Brano Dolnik (check his Instagram), Vladislav Bokora, Herbert Pschill and Nino Belovič for sharing his nice picture with us. This article was first published on 13.02.2019 – and updated on 14.02.2019 and 22.02.2019 (more pictures added).

In fact, Macejko is the name of the official mascot for the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. The bear, wearing a shepherd’s hat and belt, was chosen by fans voting on Facebook. Now, he is part of this ZSSK’s championship-inspired livery of S-Rail Lease > ZSSK 383 110.

The locomotive will be promoting railway transport during the sports event, which will take place from the 10th until the 26th in Košice and Bratislava. Today, Macejko made its debut on the IC Košice – Bratislava – Wien train:

ZSSK Vectron 383 110 “Macejko”, seen in Bratislava with IC44 Košice – Bratislava – Wien 13.02.2019 Author: Brano Dolnik
ZSSK Vectron 383 110 “Macejko” on 13.02.2019 Author: Vladislav Bokora
ZSSK Vectron 383 110 “Macejko”, seen in Bratislava with IC44 Košice – Bratislava – Wien 13.02.2019 Author: Vladislav Bokora
ZSSK Vectron 383 110 “Macejko”, seen in Neudorf (AT) with IC44 Košice – Bratislava – Wien 13.02.2019 Author: Herbert Pschill
ZSSK Vectron 383 110 “Macejko”, with IC44 Košice – Bratislava – Wien 16.02.2019 Author: Nino Belovič

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