Czech railway freight operator ČD Cargo has announced an international tender for the acquisition of five multi-system locomotives, with an option for three additional units. The value of the contract is estimated at CZK 550 million (EUR 20 million).
The vehicles should be new and equipped with ETCS Level 2.
The selection process is carried out through a negotiated procedure and is open to all potential bidders.
The new locomotives are expected to operate in a the first phase in Germany, Austria, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Romania.