“The Vectron Dual Mode is an innovative investment in the future of rail
freight transport. As a sustainable alternative to conventional diesel
locomotives, the Vectron Dual Mode can flexibly switch from diesel to electric
operation on electrified stretches,” said Gerhard Greiter, CEO Region Northeast
Europe at Siemens Mobility. “With the long-term maintenance contract, we will
further expand and enhance our service competence in Germany. Paribus will
profit from having lifecycle costs that are optimized and can be planned, and
from maximized availability of the locomotives.”
acquisition of the new Siemens Vectron Dual Mode locomotives, we have made an
important decision toward ensuring a sustainable future for rail freight
transport when it comes to energy efficiency and pollutant reduction,"
explained Dr. Volker Simmering, Managing Partner of Paribus Rail Investment
Management GmbH and Northrail GmbH. "By expanding its fleet of locomotives
to include the Vectron Dual Mode, Northrail GmbH will ensure that its customers
have the highest possible operational flexibility on all route sections and at
the same time save resources."