Siemens loco for Australia

Siemens Transportation Systems is to supply 20 new Class 3800 electric freight locomotives to Queensland Rail in Australia.


Siemens Transportation Systems (TS) is to supply 20 new Class 3800 electric freight locomotives to Queensland Rail (QR) in Australia.



Including a spare parts package, the order is worth €97 million.



“This is the second major contract from Queensland Rail within three months”, said Joern F. Sens, TS Group Vice-President.


Siemens received a €150 million order from Queensland Rail to upgrade 60 electric freight locomotives in December 2005.



The new locomotives will be developed and built by Siemens in Munich. Delivery is planned for 2008.