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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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Metra's Board of Directors has elevated its chief mechanical officer to serve as the commuter agency's next executive director/CEO. James M. Derwinski will take over from Don Orseno, who is retiring at the end of 2017. Derwinski currently oversees the repair,...
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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The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety-sensitive positions.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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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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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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