[DE] LNVG takes delivery of new Bombardier TRAXX AC3 locomotives

Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) has accepted both of its new TRAXX AC3 electrics, which will be used by operator metronom Eisenbahngesellschaft.

Part of a bigger plan

Metronom, located at the German town of Uelzen, is active as a regional passenger operater in Niederschasen/Lower Saxony since 2003. It is known for its white-yellow-blue double deck trains built by Bombardier which are now in the center of a half-life upgrade/modernization project. Yet, extra, new rolling stock is also part of the modernization  strategy. An overview: