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Alstom to supply new Traxx locomotives to Railpool

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•    Latest order will increase Railpool’s Traxx fleet to more than 250 locomotives 
•    Order for 15 vehicles will include proven Last Mile function and be used in Italy, Norway, and Sweden
 

27 January 2022 – Alstom has received an order from leading European rail vehicle leasing company Railpool to supply 15 Traxx locomotives. In addition, there is also an option for five additional units. Manufactured at Alstom’s Kassel (Germany) and Vado Ligure (Italy) sites, the 15 Traxx locomotives are intended for use in Norway, Sweden, and Italy.

Torsten Lehnert, CEO of Railpool, said, “Ordering these 15 locomotives will expand our fleet of Traxx locomotives to more than 250, underlining our long-standing, close partnership with Alstom. We are also pleased to be able to offer our customers in Scandinavia and Italy additional, modern locomotives together with our proven full-service concept. All locomotives will be equipped with the proven Last Mile function, which significantly expands the range of applications for our locomotives.”

“Railpool is one of our largest customers in the locomotive sector with whom we have a long and successful partnership. We are delighted to be able to contribute to making freight transport in Northern and Southern Europe more efficient and sustainable with these additional Traxx locomotives for the Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish markets.”

Kevin Cogo
Head of Traxx Locomotive at Alstom
>250
Traxx locomotives in Railpool's fleet with this new order
15
vehicles ordered with proven Last Mile function
>2,400
Traxx locomotive vehicles sold

Kevin Cogo, Head of Traxx Locomotive at Alstom, added, “Railpool is one of our largest customers in the locomotive sector with whom we have a long and successful partnership. We are delighted to be able to contribute to making freight transport in Northern and Southern Europe more efficient and sustainable with these additional Traxx locomotives for the Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish markets.”

The Traxx 3 platform is the most modern platform for four-axle locomotives in Europe. The three models, Traxx AC3, Traxx MS3 and Traxx DC3, offer a supporting diesel engine for bridging non-electrified sections with the optional Last Mile function. With more than 2,400 vehicles sold, the Traxx locomotives are the most successful platform in Europe.

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