Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation has received orders from Railpool, a leading rail vehicle leasing company in Europe, for 20 electric BOMBARDIER TRAXX locomotives. The orders include options of up to 20 additional vehicles. Based on the list price, the orders are valued at a combined total of approximately 74 million euro ($85 million US). The first locomotives are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2019.
The BOMBARDIER TRAXX 3 platform is the most modern four-axle locomotive platform in Europe. Its three models, TRAXX AC3, TRAXX MS3 and TRAXX DC3, all offer optional Last Mile function, a support diesel engine which bridges non-electrified sections. The TRAXX locomotive family is the most successful platform in Europe, with more than 2,300 units sold.