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15 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:13 GMT+2

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SBB CFF SBB Cargo leases 35 new locomotives

They will be taken over in 2024 and used for eight years

Swiss freight railway company SBB CFF FFS Cargo will rent 35 new Vectron locomotives produced by Siemens Mobility with the aim of replacing old locomotives generation that in the coming years will come to the end of their life cycle. The lease of the new vehicles, which sees the involvement of germany's NorthRail and the Swiss bank Reichmuth, will start in 2024 and will have a duration of eight years. The contract also includes vehicle maintenance for a period of equal duration. The vehicles will be made in the Siemens Mobility plant in Allach (Munich) and delivered in 2024.

Designed to reach a maximum speed of operation of 160 km/h, the new Vectron locomotives intended for Swiss railway companies are equipped with the European system control of ETCS BL3 trains and the necessary national train protection.

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