[RO] In the picture: Transmontana 048 for E-P Rail

E-P Rail, known for its recently delivered Smartron locomotives, has also added yet another, sixth, Transmontana member to its fleet. This is LEMA 048:

Railcolor News thanks Alexandru Grădinariu for his photo-submission. Check out his Flickr profile for more pictures packed with railway action.

Out now, with a stellar-inspired side motif, meet Transmonanta 480 048 of E-P Rail:

480 048 of E-P Rail, seen in Suceava (RO), 02.09.2020 Photo: Alexandru Grădinariu

The locomotive was first spotted on tests in early July, running still unmarked. These nice images show the locomotive stabled at Suceava in Romania, as seen on 02.09.2020.

480 048 of E-P Rail, seen in Suceava (RO), 02.09.2020 Photo: Alexandru Grădinariu

The E-P Rail Transmontana fleet

This is actually the sixth Transmontana for E-P Rail. This is the full list:

  • 91 53 0480 035-1 – first seen in 07.2018 – “George Enescu” – composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher;
  • 91 53 0480 036-9 – first seen in 11.2018 – “Nicolae Iorga” – historian, politician and literary critic;
  • 91 53 0480 037-7 – first seen in 12.2018 – “Untdelemn de la Bunica” – a Romanian cooking oil brand;
  • 91 53 0480 038-5 – first seen in 08.2019 – “E-P Rail” – abstract dynamic elements livery;
  • 91 53 0480 039-3 – first seen in 06.2019 – “E-P Rail ” – special motif with Romanian tourist attractions;
  • 91 53 0480 048-4 – first seen in 06.2020 – “E-P Rail ” – the operator logo is in the center of this design.

 

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