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2014-06-03 - [DE] Allgäu-Schwaben: Traxx DE ME in revenue service

Home News Archive 2014-06-03 - [DE] Allgäu-Schwaben: Traxx DE ME in revenue service

As of June 2, 2014, the Traxx DE Multi Engine locomotive is in revenue service in southern Germany. DB Regio Allgäu-Schwaben is now using the first 245 series locomotive for double deck trains running from and to Kempten, Marktoberdorf, Buchloe and Augsburg. In total, this department of DB Regio will get seven such locomotives (Unit 245 001-007).

At this moment, three of seven machines have arrived in Kempten, the home base of this regio. They have already covered 7.000 km in test service. The remaining locomotives are expcted to arrive in the second half of 2014. They will than be used on the relations Memmingen - München, Kempten - München and Füssen - München/Augsburg.

The German railways also provide the time table of the first locomotive in service:

RE 57433 von Kempten nach München, Kempten ab 4:28 Uhr RE 57436 von München nach Marktoberdorf, München ab 6:20 Uhr RE 57339 von Marktoberdorf nach Augsburg, Marktoberdorf ab 8:25 Uhr RE 57564 von Augsburg nach Buchloe, Augsburg ab 10:15 Uhr

Related sections:
TRAXX DE ME: Deutsche Bahn

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