[DE] New batch of Multi Engine diesel locomotives for Deutsche Bahn under construction
Bombardier is currently building a new batch of Multi Engine diesel locomotives for Deutsche Bahn. On 30.03.2017 the designated 245 035 made a first test run, on 20.04.2017 the 245 036 had its turn. Both locomotives will be dispatched to Ulm, as they carry the allocation markings "DB ZugBus Regionalverkehr Alb-Bodensee GmbH (RAB) Werk Ulm". We expect Ulm will get three new machines.
Currently, Deutsche Bahn has nine TRAXX DE ME locomotives on order, which will raise the fleet to 36:
- 3x for DB Regio to expand the fleet in South Germany
- 5x for DB Fernverkehr as ICE rescue locomotives
- 1x for DB Fernverkehr for the IC service Erfurt - Gera