On 12.08.2010, Hector Rail made public that they had acquired a ES64U2 lcomotive of MRCE Dispolok. And that they took an option for four more. Hector Rail got the oldest locomotive in the MRCE Dispolok fleet, unit 031. It was the first ES64U2 delivered to Siemens Dispolok in the yellow and silver Dispolok livery, back in August 2000.
On 21.08.2010, the 031 was first spotted on Swedish ground. Seven days later the methamorphosis of the units was completed in paint shop at Västerås (SE). It re-appeared as 242.001 'LaMotta' in the livery of its new employer, Hector Rail. Its main technical specifications are written on its sides. - Hector Rail
The 242.001 returned to Germany at the end of 2010, where it was renumbered as 182.531. Then it was used for freight service in Germany.
On 13.12.2010 Hector Rail published the news they call for a second ES64U2 locomotive of MRCE Dispolok. Since that month, unit ES 64 U2-003 became property of Hector Rail, after the 031 the oldest one in the MRCE Dispolok fleet that did not get the new black livery yet. Soon after the 003, also ES 64 U2-016 was sold to Hector Rail. On 05.05.2011, the 017 was the fourth one.