Metrans Group orders ten multisystem Vectron locomotives

The locomotives will be operated in cross-border freight service in Central and Eastern European countries

Metrans Group orders ten multisystem Vectron locomotives Bild: HHLA

Metrans, a.s., a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has ordered ten Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens Mobility Czech Republic. The deliveries are scheduled from the end of 2019 until spring 2020.

” The acquisition of additional locomotives will help us to be even more flexible and reliable in responding to the wishes of our customers. This underlines our ambition to continue growing along the transport streams of the future.,” says Peter Kiss, CEO Metrans Group.

The locomotives are certified to operate in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Future upgrades for Bulgaria, Croatia, the Netherlands, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia are possible.

“The Vectron locomotives are writing a great story since their introduction on the European market and we are proud that, together with Metrans, we can celebrate the 900th Vectron sold,” says Roman Kokšal, CEO Siemens Mobility Czech Republic.

The locomotives for Metrans have a maximum output of 6.4 megawatts and a top speed of 160 km/h, and are equipped with the required national train control systems as well as the European Train Control System (ETCS).;