Siemens Signs a Contract with Lithuania

Siemens Signs a Contract with Lithuania
October 8, 2007 2:19 pm

Lithuania is to have the most powerful locomotive base in Eastern Europe, according to state owned-Lithuanian Railways which has just started trial runs of a new freight locomotive.

Manufactured by German rail technology company Siemens Transportation Systems, the six-axle, 138t diesel-electric Eurorunner can haul carriages of up to 6,000t, transporting 50% more freight per route than before.
The new locomotives are also fitted with an on-board computer and diagnostics system which can be operated by one driver at all times. Delivery of 34 Eurorunner locomotives is scheduled for 2009. The four-axle Eurorunner is in use by Austrian Federal Railways and by Kowloon-Canton-Railways in Hong Kong, among others. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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