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LTG Cargo Polska expands its fleet with new Siemen Vectron locomotives

2024-01-24

LTG Cargo continues expanding its fleet of modern locomotives. Today, it has received a Siemens Vectron MS locomotive, and another vehicle is to be delivered in February. These are among the most modern locomotives in Europe that can cross the railroad border without a technical stop.

“As an operator of rail freight transport in Poland, we want to further increase the transported freight volumes for our clients, as well as our market share.  The possession of modern multi-system locomotives is in line with LTG Cargo Polska’s development plans, therefore, as we have announced, we will continue to invest, in, in the modernization of locomotives,” says Michał Szlendak, CEO of LTG Cargo Polska.

Siemens Vectrons are universal locomotives that can be easily adapted to the specifics of driving in different countries, as the settings  needed in different countries can be changed during the trip and in this way the transit time is decreased and more value for customers is created. This type of locomotives are being used in various European railway markets – Polish, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, optionally in Slovenia and the Netherlands.

“Vectron is the key to a variety of transport tasks across Europe, which will strengthen our operational capacity in cross-border traffic between Poland and Western European countries. High reliability, speed of crossing borders, gives everything that is required for intermodal transport, which is the future of railways. We hope that our customers will appreciate the next step in our development, and we are meeting their expectations,” adds M. Szlendak.

The Vectron is the locomotive for cross-border rail transport in Europe. Designed to efficiently and cost-effectively meet all traction needs.

Once these two new locomotives are in operation, LTG Cargo Polska will have 31 locomotives.

LTG Cargo Polska is a subsidiary of the Lithuanian freight transport company LTG Cargo. LTG Cargo is currently continuing to actively expand its operations to the West. The company provides freight transport, logistics and freight forwarding, freight loading, locomotive and wagon repair and wagon rental services in Lithuania and abroad.

LTG Cargo Poland has established a strong presence in the Polish market since its inception in 2020. With its main office located in Warsaw and an additional office in Katowice, the company has grown to employ a total of 124 professionals.

The Siemens Vectron locomotive was delivered to LTG Cargo Poland by the European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) group, which already leases more than 200 locomotives to dozens of rail carriers in more than a dozen European countries, supporting the development of rail transportation in Europe. LTG Cargo Poland joins the ranks of these customers.