Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn locos to be modernised

The refurbishment is intended to ensure a further 25 years of operation on services including the Glacier Express, car shuttles and freight and infrastructure trains.

SWITZERLAND: Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn has awarded Swiss Federal Railways a SFr35·4m contract to modernise nine HGe4/4-II electric locomotives and three BDt driving trailers. The work is to be undertaken at SBB’s Bellinzona works by the end of 2022.

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