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Siemens “Internet of Trains” comes to Delaware Siemens on Aug. 9 inaugurated its new Locomotive Service facility in New Castle, Del., that will operate as the company’s digital service, supply chain and technical field training hub in the region.

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The Association of American Railroads recently awarded Road & Rail Services Inc. a top Automotive Quality Excellence Award for its efforts at the Talladega, Ala., facility, marking the third time the company has earned this award. Road & Rail was...
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The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety-sensitive positions. The FMCSA posted a notice on its website Aug. 4 and the official...
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation and state First Lady Kristin Cooper christened the #1984 “City of Kannapolis” locomotive for use in daily Piedmont passenger service. The event was held Aug.1 at the DOT’s Transportation Locomotive and Railcar Maintenance Facility in...
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GE Transportation has completed the first of 1,000 ES43ACmi broad-gauge diesel-electric locomotives for Indian Railways as part of a $2.5 billion order. The Evolution Series locomotive, Indian Railways class WDG4G, sports the railroad’s new paint scheme, a distinctive red and...
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Union Pacific Railroad’s “Nebraska150 Express” heritage train will tour the state August 4-6, to mark the 150th anniversary of the territory’s entry into the Union. The train’s vintage passenger equipment and trio of EMD E-9 diesel locomotives will traverse Nebraska over...

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Union Pacific Railroad’s “Nebraska150 Express” heritage train will tour the state August 4-6, to mark the 150th anniversary of the territory’s entry into the Union. The train’s vintage passenger equipment and trio of EMD E-9 diesel locomotives will traverse Nebraska over...
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Sherex Fastening Solutions announced the launch of the TEC Series wedge locking washer product line. Shertex is touting the TEC Series washers as a high quality, high performance, cost-effective solution to the challenge of securing joints that experience severe vibration and...
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Leading locomotive manufacturer General Electric is shifting production of its diesel-electric locomotives from its facility in Erie, Pa., to Texas, and cutting 575 jobs. The company in a statement said the move comes on domestic sales of locomotives that have dropped...
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Wabtec Corp. in reporting results on July 25 for the second quarter of 2017, noted a sales increase of nearly 30% and revised its guidance for the remainder of 2017 to reflect challenging market conditions. Second-quarter sales were $932 million, a...
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Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August. Since 2011 Hoye had served as superintendent of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago and, since 2014, as director of the...

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