[DE] In the picture: Vectrons in Flixtrain design [updated]

First there was a MRCE ‘Taurus’. Then came the Hectorrail 242 that sported Flixtrain logos for a while. Recently two Vectron locos got a full green make-over. Both locomotives come from Railpool, some differences between them can be easily observed:

We thank Henk Zwoferink Fotografie, Martin Morkowsky and Stephan Gutsmiedl for sharing their pictures with us. This article was first published on 14.03.2019 – and updated on 15.03.2019 (more pictures added). Have one yourself? Send it over via our new submission form and we’ll be happy to add it to the article.

Railpool > BTE  193 813

The first one to appear was 193 813 – Having a white base color and a dark grey frame – the bright Flixtrain green is being combined with white cab areas around the front window.

193 813 is seen in Dalaas (AT) with the Alpen Express from Den Haag (NL) to Bludenz (AT) on 09.03.2019 Photo: Henk Zwoferink Fotografie

Railpool > Flixtrain 193 827

193 827 is a different story. Previous to its re-branding, the locomotive had the Railpool stock livery. Here, we have silver and black cabin areas, and a silver frame. The Railpool ‘blue ribbon’ is still showing on the frame:

Photo: Martin Morkowsky