"The fact that ÖBB is again calling an option from the standing framework contract confirms the reliability and performance of our Vectron platform. It provides sustainable value creation over the entire lifecycle, thus enabling our customer to make long-term plans for the future," said Sabrina Soussan, CEO of Siemens Mobility.
The locomotives for ÖBB have a maximum output of 6.4 megawatts and a top speed of 160 km/h, and are equipped with the required national train control systems as well as the European Train Control System (ETCS).
Siemens Mobility has already sold over 800 Vectrons to a total of 42 customers. The fleet of locomotives currently in service has already covered more than 180 million kilometers; the locomotives are certified to operate 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