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Akiem orders 15 locomotives from Siemens and increases fleet to 100 Vectrons

“We are very pleased that Akiem has decided to place another call from our framework contract and that we continue to be their trusted partner. In Akiem's fleet, the Vectron is making a significant contribution to the company’s transport performance for cross-border, European freight and passenger traffic”, said Albrecht Neumann, CEO Rolling Stock at Siemens Mobility.
“We are delighted to be increasing our fleet by 15 Vectron locomotives and pursuing this fruitful business relation with Siemens,” said Fabien Rochefort, CEO of Akiem. “We look forward to offering passenger and freight operators throughout Europe the fleet they need as a sustainable and reliable service. With this fleet of 100 Vectrons we will address the needs of freight and passenger operators in 11 countries and further support sustainable rail transportation in Europe.”
The ordered locomotives have a maximum power of 6.4 megawatts and can be delivered with a top speed of either 160 or 200 km/h. They can be used for cross-border freight transport as well as fast passenger service in a number of European countries.
To date, Siemens Mobility has sold more than 1,800 Vectron locomotives to 66 customers in 16 countries, and the fleet has covered over 750 million kilometers in service. Locomotives based on the Vectron platform have been approved for operation in 20 European countries.

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