New Class 185 dual-system locomotives

Adtranz and DB Cargo, at a publicity event in Kassel on 11 July 2000, presented the first of the new Class 185 dual-system locomotives. An order to build 400 locomotives was placed in 1994 and represents the largest locomotive order to be placed in Germany in the past 50 years. Once the construction of the […]

Adtranz and DB Cargo, at a publicity event in Kassel on 11 July 2000, presented the first of the new Class 185 dual-system locomotives. An order to build 400 locomotives was placed in 1994 and represents the largest locomotive order to be placed in Germany in the past 50 years. Once the construction of the first three pre-production locomotives is completed, delivery of the remaining locomotives will begin in batches of 50 units each year from January 2001.