Baureihe (Class) 189 is Deutsche Bahn's most recently acquired electric locomotive; prototypes have begun taking up service, but delivery of the first series will continue through 2006. 189 is Siemens' "Euro-loco": a four-voltage multisystem engine with safety and train control systems enabling it to operate on the railway nets of fifteen European countries.

189 is a high-performance cargo loco and will drive fast transeuropean freight trains for DB Cargo.

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