"This order marks a further chapter in the success story of our Vectron locomotive. Danish State Railways is investing in a proven product that stands for quality and exceptional reliability. The Vectron also fulfills the requirements for cross-border operations," says Sabrina Soussan, CEO of the Mobility Division at Siemens.
The new locomotives will primarily operate in regional transport as traction units for DSB's 113 double-decker passenger coaches. The locomotives have a maximum output of 6,400 KW and a top speed of 200 km/h. The Vectron ACs are designed for 15 kV / 16.7 Hz and 25 kV / 50 Hz AC voltage systems and are equipped with the European Train Control System (ETCS) as well as the PZB/LZB and DK-STM.
Siemens has already sold the Vectron more than 670 times, to 37 customers in 15 countries. The Vectron fleet has accumulated more than 110 million kilometers of service so far. The locomotives are currently certified for operation in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.
This press release and additional material are available at: www.siemens.com/press/vectron