At the beginning of 2006, SBB Cargo ordered 15 locomotives from Bombardier, the AC 2 variant of the TRAXX family which is classified as the RE 482.2 in Switzerland. The locomotives registered for Germany, Austria and Switzerland are not only used in transit traffic; they can now be encountered throughout Germany. With a total of 71 locomotives of the TRAXX family, SBB has the largest inventory of TRAXX locomotives at a state-owned railway outside of Germany.
- LED lighting
- Coupler Pockets with Close Coupling Mechanism
- 360mm Min. Radius
- Motor with Flywheel
- Directional Triple headlights and double red taillights