Information published on 4 March 2009 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 134.

Germany: DB invests 250 million euros into 130 shunting locomotives

German railways DB AG announced the purchase of 130 shunting locomotives for a total amount of around 250 million euros. These Diesel locomotives of the Gravita 10 BB series produced by Voith Turbo, Kiel, will optimally respond to the latest standards in terms of environmental-friendliness and energy-efficiency. They fully respect the European TSI standards and all other legal standards for emissions, in particular the emission limits (III A level) in force from 2009.