The railway company BLS Cargo bought from
Siemens Mobility ten new Vectron locomotives to come
delivered in 2026 and will be used in corridor services
north-south connecting Belgium and Holland, as well as Germany, Austria
and Switzerland, with Italy. With the new vehicles the fleet of locomotives
Vectron of BLS Cargo, which is 52% owned by BLS,
45% from Captrain Holding 45% and 3% from Ambrogio Trasporti, will rise
to 50 vehicles.
"With the new locomotives - he underlined
BLS Cargo Managing Director, Dirk Stahl - we can
transport heavier trains than before on the gradients of the
Alpine passes. This will make us more efficient and
We will have more locomotives in service."