Locomotives

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Charger burning up the rails in Pueblo Siemens’ new higher-speed Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotive is undergoing a comprehensive testing program at the Transportation Technology Center Inc. (TTCI) in Pueblo, Colo., prior to entry into revenue service in various U.S. locations.

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InnoTrans, the semi-annual global railway industry trade exhibition and the largest event of its type, is offering discounted tickets to North American attendees. InnoTrans take place every two years in Berlin. Show dates are Sept. 20-23, 2016. The discounted tickets are...
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On Friday, July 29, Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) took delivery of its first of eight rebuilt Electro-Motive Division (EMD) GP38-3 locomotive, #3812, in the company’s new corporate paint scheme. Central Maine & Quebec Railway was awarded Railway Age's 2016...
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Wabtec Corp. on July 25, 2016 reported second-quarter results affected by lower freight sector-related revenues. Sales for the quarter were $724 million, with higher sales in the Transit Group more than offset by lower sales in the Freight Group, which were...
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Ithaca, N.Y.-based Smith Marketing Services has been awarded a contract for leading the branding effort for Railway Interchange 2017, to be held in Indianapolis Sept. 17-20, 2017. Railway Interchange is North America’s largest freight rail tradeshow. The event, which attracts upwards...
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Southern California locomotive commuter rail operator Metrolink unveiled its first EMD F125 diesel locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station on July 18. The F125 is compliant with the latest U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions standards and will...

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Southern California locomotive commuter rail operator Metrolink unveiled its first EMD F125 diesel locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station on July 18. The F125 is compliant with the latest U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions standards and will...
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More than 700 employees attended a ceremony to mark the rollout of the 1,000th locomotive from the GE Manufacturing Solutions plant in Fort Worth, Tex., on July 7, three-and-a-half years after the start of production at the facility. The 1,000th locomotive...
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Brightline announced June 28 that it is celebrating another milestone in the building of its trainsets as it installed the Cummins prime-mover into its first diesel-electric Charger locomotive at the Siemens manufacturing facility in Sacramento, Calif. where the trainsets are...
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The first two Siemens SC-44 Charger diesel passenger locomotives have arrived in Colorado for the start of testing at TTCI’s Pueblo, Colo., facility. Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) awarded Siemens a $228 million contract in 2014 to supply 32 of the...
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For the first time, the Government of Canada is attempting to regulate air pollutant emissions from locomotives. The proposed regulations are being developed under the Railway Safety Act, with a focus on health and the environment. Transport Canada, the Canadian government's...