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Green Cargo 185.2/Litt Re  
order 1: Green Cargo 185.2 series
On 16.01.2008, Green Cargo (Sweden) announced an order for six TRAXX 2 F140AC2 locomotives, with an option for ten more. Delivery started in April 2009. These machines will be used on the Sweden-Denmark-Germany corridor and will be operated by DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia S/A, a joint venture of Green Cargo (49%) and German operator DB Schenker (51%), which has its home base in Denmark.

The market for railfreight transport in Europe has gradually been liberalized since the 90s. Also the Swedish national railways (SJ) had to cut-up their activities and divide them over newly founded commercial companies. Green Cargo AB is since 2001 the name of the company that took over freight transport of the SJ.
After some years, Green Cargo also became an interesting prey for Railion Deutschland from Germany. A take-over was never realised, but a very close cooperation was. Railion Deutschland did take over the Danish freight operator DSB Gods and renamed it as Railion Denmark. In 2008 Railion Scandinavia was formed out of this company, while 49% of the company was sold to Green Cargo. In February 2009 Railion Scandinavia was renamed DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia.

This section is mainly about the Green Cargo units of the second order, those that are not part of the DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia pool. These units have the green GC livery. The DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia machines have their own section, check: DBSRS 185.2

order 2: Green Cargo Litt Re
On 31.10.2008, Green Cargo placed the order for another sixteen units, worth 51 million Euro. Delivery is scheduled for February-July 2010. One day earlier, Green Cargo made public that it had signed a contract with steel producer SSAB, for which these machines are needed. From 2010 to 2019, 4 million tonnes of slab and rolled steel annually wil be transported for SSAB. Greencargo will facilitate return services from Luleå and Borlänge, from Borlänge and Oxelösund and the shunting activities at the SSAB plants in both Oxelösund and Borlänge.

Green Cargo Litt Re: news  
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2017-07-27 [DE] Green Cargo Re 1435 in Germany
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2016-11-27 [SE/DE] Green Cargo TRAXX: revision at Krefeld
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2015-11-27 [SE] Second try: GreenCargo Traxx on Borlänge - Luleå relation
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2014-09-15 [DE] Newest Traxx livery: GC 185 406 with IGE logos
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2014-07-31 [DE] IGE celebrates WM2014 [updated]
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2014-04-06 [DE] 185 406 with new IGE logos
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2014-03-30 [DE] Portrait of IGE 185 405
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2014-03-25 [DE] 185 405 and 406 with IGE logos
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2012-12-14 [SE] Green Cargo Re1437 back in Sweden
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2012-11-29 [DE/SE] Green Cargo Re1437 shines
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2011-11-07 [SE] damaged Green Cargo Re 1437 arrives in Germany
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2011-09-01 [DE/SE] DB Schenker 185 404 and 406 to Hector Rail?
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2011-04-17 [SE] Green Cargo Re 1437 destroys mini-van [update]
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2011-01-07 [SE] Swedish impressions
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2010-02-02 [SE] Green Cargo in the snow
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2010-01-20 [SE] Green Cargo on the move
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2009-12-18 [DE/SE] Green Cargo - Pure Performance
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2009-11-13 [SE] first -Green- Cargo Traxx outshopped
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2008-10-31 [SE] Greencargo orders more Traxx AC2 units
Green Cargo Litt Re: colours and numbering  
The second order of sixteen is delivered in 2010. These machines conform to the Swedish numbering system; Their type designation is therefore Litt Re, their short service numbers are 1423-1438. In the last months of 2009, Bombardier completed the first four units (1423-1426), painted in green, with yellow coloured grips, steps and bars and red painted snow plough. On both sides the slogan 'Pure Performance' is put on, together with the Green Cargo logo. On 15.01.2010, the first two units, 1423 and 1424 were ready for transport to the north.
Green Cargo Litt Re: select your locomotive  
Bombardier 34697 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1423 6 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34699 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1424 5 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34704 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1425 4 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34694 2009 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1426 3 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34709 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1427 5 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34710 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1428 3 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34714 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1429 6 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34716 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1430 2 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34717 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1431 3 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34718 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1432 5 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34721 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1433 5 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34723 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1434 6 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34725 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1435 7 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34724 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1436 3 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34727 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1437 4 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34728 2010 TRAXX F140 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el Re 1438 3 picture(s) available