On January 19th 2018 LTE-group and ELL Austria GmbH (European Locomotive Leasing) had a reason to host a party.
Celebrating the "Flying Dutchman", the CEOs, Andreas Mandl (LTE-group) and Christoph Katzensteiner (ELL Austria GmbH), invited numerous guests of the logistics and transport industry.
Only three and a half years after the founding of the company, ELL celebrated was the handing over of its 100th locomotive, the first to pass the corridor from Rotterdam to Constanta without interruption – which was the reason for LTE-group to celebrate. "The Flying Dutchman" (193-232) is a locomotive of the SIEMENS Vectron type, a state-of-the-art multipurpose locomotive that can be used in a time and cost-saving manner. "The Flying Dutchman" meets the challenges of a boundless Europe on her way "from port 2 port" with country licenses from NL to RO.
At the event at WienCont GmbH's Terminal 3 in Freudenau Harbour – the cozy atmosphere of the locomotive-handover inspired chats about existing and future legends.
You can see the presentation video HERE.
For almost two decades, the LTE-group has prospered in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe. With its headquarters in Austria, branches in SK, CZ, HU, NL, DE, RO, PL and a partner company in Slovenia, goods of all kinds, from agricultural, chemical and petroleum products between Rotterdam, Koper and Gdańsk, are transported inexpensively and economically schedule.
In the fourth year of its existence, ELL Austria GmbH accompanies the industry as a lessor of modern AC and MS locomotives for flexible use on European corridors. Innovative maintenance concepts, energy-saving trainings by ELL Academy and employee leasing of Austrian train drivers are ELL's performance features. Furthermore, the fleet management convinces with its experienced railway experts, as well as its cooperation with leading maintenance workshops.