[EU] 175 years of locomotive manufacturing: Open-door Day at Alstom’s plant in Kassel


This is the factory we so often write about, but seldomly we can show you a look from the inside… We are talking about ‘Kassel’, the locomotive factory now owned by Alstom. On 01.07.2023, it celebrated 175 years of locomotive production with special events for relations and customers and an open-door event open to the public. An opportunity that could not be missed.

This article is a combination of Railcolor’s Rok Žnidarčič’s report about the Kassel open-door day on 01.07.2023 and Simon Wijnakker’s background story about the current situation of the factory and its TRAXX products. 

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