The fleet of A39-package Vectrons at BLS Cargo has grown to four. The two latest locomotives, with only small BLS Cargo logo stickers, have been transferred from Munich to Basel.
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With the planned fleet renewal and expansion, the number of Vectron locomotives ordered by BLS Cargo is slowly growing; New are Re 475 418 and 419. They were to the Swiss city of Basel by RailAdventure, in a nice combination: pulled by a Class 103 locomotive and together with the Luxon coach:
While the older BLS Cargo Vectrons have the welknown “The Alpinists” livery, the new ‘A39’s remaind a bit ‘underdressed’. The locomotives do have the same silver and lime colors, but only sport small company logos on their cabs.