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Together with the infrastructure fund of Reichmuth Infrastruktur Schweiz AG, the leasing company LokRoll AG has ordered 18 multisystem Vectron locomotives from Siemens. They will be used for cross-border operation along the Germany-Austria-Switzerland-Italy corridor. In addition to having national train control systems, all locomotives will also be equipped with the European Train Control System (ETCS). The locomotives will have a maximum output of 6,400 KW and a top speed of 160 km/h. LokRoll will lease the locomotives to the Swiss freight transport firm SBB Cargo International for a period of 15 years.
"With this order of locomotives, we will be expanding our services in the sector of rail freight transport and be able to more efficiently network European industry," says Michail Stahlhut, CEO of SBB Cargo International AG.
This press release and press photos are available at: www.siemens.com/press/vectron
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Reference Number: PR2017010149MOEN
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