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VR Vectron locomotives  

In 2013, the Finnish state railways (VR) and Siemens singed a contract for the delivery of 80 new locomotives. There is an option for 97 more units. The machines will have 6.4 MW duration power and a top speed of 200 kph. The electric locomotives will have two additional diesel engines fur shunting and services on non-electrified track sections. These new machines replace the VR Sr1 series. The first new machines arrived in Finland in 2016. Series delivery commenced in April 2017.

The first artist impression released by Siemens in 2014
VR Vectron: news  
2017
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2017-05-31 [FI] First Vectron broad-gauge locomotives received authorization in Finland
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2017-05-21 [DE] Finland Vectron
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2017-04-22 [FI] They arrived in Finland: VR 3306, 3307 and 3308
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2017-04-17 [FI] Coming to Finland: VR 3306, 3307 and 3308 [updated]
2016
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2016-09-30 [DE] Colorful MRCE X4-640 leads Siemens Vectron train
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2016-09-17 [EU] InnoTrans: The Vectron train is coming [updated]
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2016-08-28 [FI] VR Group Vectron Sr3 at work
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2016-08-17 [FI] Meanwhile in Finland...
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2016-07-20 [DE/FI] Time to go. VR 3301 on its way to Finland
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2016-06-17 [FI] Video: Double traction VR Vectron
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2016-05-20 [FI] VR 3303 and 3304 continue their journey in Finland
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2016-05-17 [DE/FI] VR Sr3 3303 and 3304 on transport to Finland
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2016-05-15 [FI] VR 3302 on the Kerava-Lahti high speed line
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2016-05-13 [AT/DE] VR 3301 back to Munich
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2016-04-07 [FI] VR 3302 with test train in Finland
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2016-04-04 [CZ] VR 3301 leaving Velim
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2016-02-29 [CZ] VR Vectron @ VUZ Velim
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2016-02-22 [DE/CZ] Finnish locomotive going to the Czech Republic (!)
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2016-01-13 [FI] First images from Finland: VR 3302
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2016-01-07 [FI] VR Vectron's first meters on Finnish tracks
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2016-01-04 [FI] Destination Helsinki: VR Vectron 3302 [updated]
2015
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2015-12-10 [DE/FI] Image report on building the new Vectron for Finland
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2015-09-11 [FI] Vectron 193 971 is ready for its next test trips
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2015-06-05 [FI] First VR Vectrons for Finland under construction [updated]
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2015-04-09 [DE/FI] Video: from Munich to Helsinki with 193 971
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2015-04-08 [FI] Siemens and VR officially present the new locomotive for Finland
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2015-03-23 [FI] Siemens 193 971 arrives in Finland; transport to Helsinki
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2015-03-16 [DE/FI] Siemens sending out the first Vectron locomotive to Finland (193 971) [updatedx3]
2014
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2014-01-30 [EU] Vectron meets all applicable EU requirements for approval
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2014-01-13 [FI] Siemens releases artist impression of the VR Vectron
2013
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2013-12-20 [FI] Siemens to deliver locomotives to Finland
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2013-12-20 [FI] The Vectron for Finland: the details
VR Vectron: Fleet list  
Siemens 21966 2015 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3301 16 picture(s) available        
Siemens 21967 2015 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3302 23 picture(s) available        
Siemens 21968 2015 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3303 9 picture(s) available        
Siemens 21969 2016 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3304 10 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22031 2016 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3305 7 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22077 201x Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3306 8 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22078 201x Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3307 8 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22079 201x Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3308 5 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22080 201x Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3309 3 picture(s) available        
Siemens 22081 2017 Vectron VR Bo'Bo'-el/de 3310 6 picture(s) available