June 04, 2018

Serbia Cargo orders Siemens Vectrons

Written by  Branislav Pekic
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RAIL freight operator Serbia Cargo has awarded Siemens Austria a €32m contract to supply eight multi-system Vectron locomotives.

The ETCS-equipped locomotives will be assembled at Siemens’ Munich Allach plant and are due to be delivered by the end of March 2019.

The order is being financed through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Serbia Cargo acting director general Mr Dušan Garibović says the company is planning to invest €50m over the next four to five years in the overhaul of its diesel and electric locomotives.

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