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Fortieth customer for Siemens locomotive

"The Rath Group is the fortieth customer for our Vectron platform. This success story underscores the quality and reliable service of our locomotives throughout Europe," said Sabrina Soussan, CEO of the Siemens Mobility Division.
The locomotives for the Rath Group have a maximum output of 6,400 KW and a top speed of 160 km/h. The Vectron MS operates on 15 kV / 16.7 Hz, 25 kV / 50 Hz AC and 1.5 kV DC and 3 kV DC voltages and is equipped with national train control systems as well as the European Train Control System (ETCS).
Siemens has already sold the Vectron more than 700 times. The Vectron fleet in Europe has covered over 130 million kilometers in service so far. The Siemens locomotives are currently certified to operate in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Turkey.

You can find further information on the Mobility Division at:
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.2 billion. At the end of September 2017, the company had around 377,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at
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Eva Haupenthal

Siemens AG

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