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Hector Rail orders 15 locomotives from Siemens

The picture shows a Vectron alternating-current (AC) locomotive from Siemens.

The picture shows a Vectron alternating-current (AC) locomotive from Siemens.

Hector Rail is an independent line haul provider for the European rail transport market headquartered in Sweden. The company provides transport solutions for heavy industrial products as well as intermodal freight and passenger transport for industrial companies. Hector Rail's fleet includes 75 locomotives, and covers a total of over seven million train kilometers a year. Hector Rail initially ordered five Vectron locomotives from Siemens in July 2016. The order included an option for the 15 locomotives of this type that were just ordered.

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, 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. 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 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had around 351,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at
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