[DE] DB Cargo 193 360 and 361 are out – and are different [updated]

On 25.01.2019 a ’91 80 6193 360-5 D-DB’ was seen for the first time – a first locomotive part of the second frame contract signed recently by Siemens and Deutsche Bahn. On 14.02.2019 another one completed a test run: 193 361.

We thank Thomas Girstenbrei and Tim Roux for sharing their pictures with us. This article was originally published on 26.01.2019 – and updated on 19.02.2019 and 27.02.2019 (new pictures added).

193 361 maiden run on 14.02.2019 by Thomas Girstenbrei

When seen for the first time, both locomotives were still white – and of 193 360 we know that it has country specific package type A10 – also known as DE-AT-PL-CZ-SK-HU-RO-NL(-BG). On 24.02 this locomotive was seen leading a coal train from Oberhausen West to München Johanneskirchen:

193 360, seen in Thüngersheim (DE), leading a coal train from Oberhausen West to München Johanneskirchen. 193 359 is pushing the train in the back. 24.02.2019 Photo: Tim Roux

Siemens and Deutsche Bahn have signed two frame contracts:

  • Framework 1 from 2017 – 100 locomotives, 60 delivered, DE-AT-CH-IT-NL package – 193 300-359
  • Framework 2 from 2018 – 100 locomotives, 40 on order, configurations not yet disclosed (strategic!)
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