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DBSRS 185.2  
This special section is about the 185.2 series locomotives that are property of DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia (former Railion Scandinavia), joint-venture of DB Schenker Rail Deutschland and Swedish Green Cargo. It describes the units that have been taken out of the ongoing delivery for Db Schenker Rail Deutschland as well the six units that Green Cargo ordered on 16.01.2008.

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In February 2007, DB Schenker announced its plan to equip 17 new locomotives with a 'Scandinavia package'. This enables them to use these machines for cross-border services from Sweden to Germany via the Denmark peninsula. DB Schenker decided to use Traxx 2 platform machines because of their improved cab isolation (compared with Traxx 1 platform locomotives) which is especially useful in the harsh environments in Sweden. Finally, the designated DB 185 321-337 were selected to form the Scandinavian sub serie.

The construction of 185 321 and 322 was rescheduled (around 4-5 months earlier), so they could already make their first trials in December 2007, resulting in the final approval of Traxx 2 machines with Scandinavia package by the end of April 2008. First commercial services with 'Scandi' 185s started in the third week of June 2008.

The 185.2s with Scandinavia-package are property of a joint-venture of DB Schenker Rail Deutschland and Green Cargo from Sweden. The German company brought in 17 units from the 185.2 series, and Green Cargo ordered six similar units in January 2008.

But there where some changes here, making it all very unclear who owns which locomotive. We see it like this: 185 321-331 and 335-337 were delivered to DB's subsidiary Railion Denmark. 185 332-334 became property of Green Cargo. All units were brought into the fleet of the joint-venture, Railion Scandinavia (formed out of Railion Denmark). Railion Scandinavia was renamed to DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia in February 2009.

By then, the six units that Green Cargo had ordered still had to be delivered; these units got service number 185 401-406 and the normal red DB livery. To compensate for the three units that the DB gave to Green Cargo, no. 401-403 became property of DB Schenker Rail Deutschland (not Scandinavia!). No. 404-406 went to Green Cargo again and became part of the DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia fleet.

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All units that are property of DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia (joint-venture of DB Schenker Rail Deutschland and Green Cargo:

Bombardier 34187 2007 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 321-4 6 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34167 2007 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 322-2 4 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34195 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 323-0 5 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34197 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 324-8 6 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34201 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 325-5 8 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34202 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 326-3 10 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34208 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 327-1 9 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34209 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 328-9 13 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34211 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 329-7 7 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34213 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 330-5 8 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34215 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 331-3 8 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34217 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 332-1 13 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34219 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 333-9 17 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34232 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 334-7 9 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34236 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 335-4 7 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34237 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 336-2 13 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34238 2008 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 337-0 2 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34673 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 404-1 13 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34678 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 405-8 28 picture(s) available   revision data available graphics available  
Bombardier 34688 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 185 406-6 28 picture(s) available   revision data available    
DBSRS 185.2: news  
2016
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2016-03-03 DB Cargo is the new DB Schenker Rail
2014
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2014-07-31 [DE] IGE celebrates WM2014 [updated]
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2014-01-26 [DE] DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia locomotives for RBH and MEG
2013
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2013-05-03 [DE] DB 185 401 and 406 in Kassel
2012
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2012-05-30 [DE] 185 406 and 146 542 ins Schwarzwald
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2012-02-23 [SE/NO] modern locomotives slowly adjust to Scandinavian conditions
2011
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2011-09-01 [DE/SE] DB Schenker 185 404 and 406 to Hector Rail?
2010
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2010-10-31 [SE/DK/DE] DBSRS 185.2 in a new outfit
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2010-02-28 [DE] update on 185 401-406
2009
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2009-05-09 [DE/DK/SE] 185 401!?!
2008
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2008-11-28 [DK] 185 321-337 > Railion Scandinavia
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2008-10-15 [DE] Last three DB 185.2s with Scandinavia package completed
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2008-03-27 [DE] the DB about its new corporate identity
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2008-03-11 [DE] 185 323 and 324 on the move
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2008-02-05 [DK] [SE] [DE] About DB 185.2 series for Scandinavia
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2008-01-16 [SE] Greencargo orders 6 Traxx AC2 locomotives