On 13.06.2023, ICE3neo highspeed train no. 8002 arrived in the Netherlands for authorization tests. On 23.06.2023, it got company from 8003. This article features nice shots of the trains in action:
Eventually, these trains will replace the Class 406 high-speed trains authorised in the Netherlands. These units have severe reliability problems and will be either withdrawn or re-purposed for domestic services in Germany.