is used for both freight and passenger service. The locomotives can be
delivered as a purely electric version operating on either alternating current (AC)
or direct current (DC), or as a multisystem (MS) variant. The Vectrons have a
power output of 5.2 or 6.4 megawatts. For freight transport in selected
countries, Siemens Mobility also has the standard Smartron locomotive as well
as the Vectron Dual Mode, a combined diesel and electric locomotive, in its
locomotives have already accumulated more than 300 million fleet kilometers of
service and are certified for operating in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the
Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. The Vectron has also recently been approved
for operating in Belgium.
new order, the Vectron fleet operated by DSB has grown to 42 locomotives. The
company ordered its first 34 AC Vectrons from Siemens Mobility in 2018 and
2019. The locomotives will be used for passenger service in Denmark. Deliveries
will start at the end of 2020.