Bulgaria and Romania order Smartron locomotives
Railfreight forwarder E-P Rail has placed an order for four Smartron locomotives for Romania, and the carrier PIMK Rail in Bulgaria has ordered a total of three. Authorisation for introducing the first Smartron to the Bulgarian market has already been received.
Siemens have sold more than 25 Smartron locomotives since launching the product in the spring of 2018. The Smartron is designed for a specific transport function, has a 1,435-m gauge and weighs around 83 t.
In Bulgaria and Romania, the Smartron operates on the 25 kV AC power system and is equipped with the PZB train control system. (ben)