TransMontana 075 - the second locomotive for West Trans Rails, in service
TransMontana 075, is the last locomotive produced and active in circulation, being allocated to the private freight railway operator VTR (West Trans Rails).
The locomotives are TSI (Technical Specifications for Interoperability) authorized at European level for towing freight trains with V.max 120km/h on conventional railways.
Vest Trans Rail currently owns 4 TransMontana v3.1 locomotives authorized NNTR locally in Bulgaria and Romania, the locomotives have the series:
=> 480-054 (VTR), 480-063 (former Bulmarket), 480-064 (former Bulmarket) and the most recent 480-075 (VTR).
Vest Trans Rail asynchronous locomotives can be seen almost every day on the Curtici - Constanța Port and Craiova - Socola routes.
The company is being in a continuous expansion plans to purchase a 5th TransMontana locomotive, in the near future!
ETCS is the central component for signaling and controlling trains with ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System), the European Rail Traffic Management System.
The TransMontana locomotive is a Co-Co type electric locomotive, equipped with six asynchronous electric motors, it has a power of 6000 kW (continuously rated power electronically limited). It can operate both on networks fed with alternating current at 25 kV and 50 Hz, and on networks fed with alternating current at 15 kV and 162/3 Hz.