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2018-05-20 - [DE] Second RDC Autozug Sylt Vectron DE delivered

Home News Archive 2018-05-20 - [DE] Second RDC Autozug Sylt Vectron DE delivered

247 909 'Conny' in Niebll on 19 May 2018. Picture by Jens Vollertsen.


Last year, it was announced that RDC Autozug Sylt had ordered two Vectron DE locomotives for its car shuttle trains to and from the island of Sylt, which it runs in competition with DB Fernverkehr. The first locomotive to be delivered was 247 908. It was handed over to the operator on November 11th and has been named Debbie.


Delivery of the second loco was announced to take place in June 2018. However, on May 18th, the loco was already delivered by Siemens to the Germany based operator. Named Conny, loco 247 909 was used for for the company's shuttle services straightaway.


247 909 'Conny' in service with a car shuttle near Westerland (Sylt) on 20 May 2018. Picture by Sven Ullrich.


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