[EU] In the picture: LTE 186 945 ‘Attracktive Forces’ [updated]

Who introduces the new fleet one by one – is lucky. Each locomotive gets his own post, extra attention! It is time to show you brand new LTE 186 945 – locomotive no.5 of its type in ‘Attracktive Forces’ design.

Railcolor News thanks Andreas Rafezeder, Arnold de Vries, and Max Diehm for their pictures. This article was initially published on 26.08.2020 – and updated on 01.09.2020 (new images added); scroll down to see the updates.

LTE 186 945 on 24.08.2020 – Andreas Rafezeder
LTE 186 945 on 24.08.2020 – Andreas Rafezeder

Update 01.09.2020

The locomotive’s first day in commercial operation was yesterday (31.08.2020) and we already have two nice impressions showing it at work with a container shuttle service from Rotterdam (NL) to Mannheim (DE).

First up, a view from Hulten (NL):

186 945 of LTE with container shuttle from Rotterdam (NL) to Mannheim (DE), as seen in Hulten (NL) 31.08.2020 Photo credit: Arnold de Vries

Followed by a photo from Germany’s Osthofen:

LTE’s 186 945 on its way from from Rotterdam to Mannheim Rbf as 42753 in Osthofen (DE) 31.08.2020 Photo credit: Max Diehm

The LTE ‘AtTRACKtive’ fleet

  • 186 941 – first appeared with the new livery in March 2020;
  • 186 942;- first appeared with the new livery in May 2020;
  • 186 943; – first appeared with the new livery in December 2019;
  • 186 944: – first appeared with the new livery in May 2020.
  • 186 945: – first appeared with the new livery in August 2020.

All details about these locomotives you’ll find in our Data section:

[Data] Bombardier TRAXX MS2e LTE

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