TransMontana 065 for DB Cargo & TransMontana 019 for LTE Romania
Updated: Jun 26, 2022
DB Cargo Roamania Group consolidates its status as the 2nd largest Softronic customer after Green Cargo Sweden and acquires the TransMontana 065 and 066 locomotives. Internally, DB Cargo is the largest Softronic customer with over 20 new locomotives purchased from the manufacturer in Craiova.
LTE Logistics & Transport buys from Softronic Craiova the locomotive TransMontana 019, for those who do not know, TM 019 was the locomotive for the authorization of Softronic rolling stock in Europe, it performed the tests for authorizations in Bulgaria, Slovakia and most importantly in Sweden which now it has in the fleet of the state railway operator a number of 16 locomotives TM classified class MB and another 6 contracted for delivery in 2023.
LTE now owns 5 TransmMontana locomotives with the 004, 019, 024, 029 and 030 series, what we can now officially tell you about them is that in the near future, possibly from 2023, they will be gradually transferred to the LTE subsidiary in Bulgaria. LTE Logistics & Transport is in advanced talks with Softronic for another batch of locomotives equipped with ETCS & MIREL safety and control systems for use in Romania and Europe.