This section was originally about the six electrics that SBB cargo sold to MRCE Dispolok on 01.08.2005. At that time they were designated as 481 001 to 006. At that moment SBB cargo was already renting out most of them to other operators, and lease company MRCE Dispolok continued to do so. The machines, which are only homologated for Germany, are interesting for German open access operators that want to start of with electric traction for the first time, or that are specialized in domestic services only.
All six machines initially kept their SBB Cargo livery and service numbers; 481 001-006. On some machines however the small SBB Cargo inscriptions were partially removed.
The Pressnitztalbahn acquired two machines later on: no. 481 001 and 003. They were renumbered as 145 023 and 030. MRCE renumbered the machines according to thei LZB number: 145 084 and 086-088.