On 22.12.2010, Siemens published the news that they had found a launching customer for their Vectron platform; Lease company Railpool. In 2012 Siemens delivered six Vectron electrics to Railpool, designated 193 801 to 806.
These Railpool locomotives are configurated for both passenger and freight services; The top speed of these dual frequency (15kV and 25kV AC) locomotives is 200 kph and the duration power is 6400 kW. Their weight is 87 metric tonnes and they are homologated for Germany and Austria. They were all built and assembled in Siemens’ locomotive plant in Munich-Allach.
In May 2014, it was published that Railpool was sold by its founders to Oak Capital. The deal came with ordering 5 new Vectron locomotives, the designated 193 810-814. In 2015 three more were ordered (183 815-817). In 2016 Railpool again closed a contract for new Vectron locomotives. Five machines were ordered (193 824-828) with an option for ten more.