Siemens – Vectron

Vectron locomotive was designed for multiple transport roles and challenges prevailing on the market. Vectron is an efficient and cost-effective solution for national and cross-border transport, in both freight, regional, and passenger traffic. MRCE’s locomotive is the AC high power (6.4 MW) version which can operate in Germany, Austria and partially also in Hungary (equipped with ETCS).
Vectron’s development is based on a large number of interviews with operators and on the experience of over 1,600 Eurosprinters and Eurorunners in service. The result combines proven strengths with future-oriented strategies and innovations.
Vectron combines highly developed technology with adaptability. Modular retrofitting capability with forward-looking cross-border operability. Groundbreaking investment protection with tailored service packages. With Vectron you are free to take the paths you choose to ensure a successful future for your freight, regional, and passenger traffic.


Wheel arrangement Bo`Bo`
Track gauge 1 435 mm
Length over buffers 18 980 mm
Distance between bogie centers 9 500 mm
Width 3 012 mm
Wheel diameters (new) 1 250 mm
Weight 87 t
Voltage systems AC 15 kV, 16,7 Hz
AC 25 kV, 50 Hz
Continuous rating 6 400 kW
Power factor near 1
Maximum speed 160 km/h
Starting tractive effort 300 kN
Continuous tractive effort 250 kN
Maximum brake power at wheel rim
150 kN
Build 2013 - 2014