Locomotives

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Micro-lubricant with mojo zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally.

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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a new master plan that aims to accelerate its timeframe to bring its equipment, infrastructure and operations into a State of Good Repair from 15 years from the previously projected 25 years. The agency’s Fiscal...
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Wabtec Corp., in reporting results for 2017’s first quarter, noted that higher Transit Group sales offset lower Freight Group figures. The company also affirmed financial guidance for 2017. Sales for the first quarter were $916 million, with higher sales in the...
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The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives have begun testing in Illinois. The testing is expected to last through April 23, with the locomotives expected to go into full-time service later this spring. “The delivery and...
charger-loco-starting-caltrans-revenue-testing
Siemens said that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for the California Department of Transportation will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento-Oakland-San Jose Capitol Corridor before the end of April. One of the first locomotives was on public display at...
micro-lubricant-with-mojo
zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally. People familiar with motorsports history will recognize names like Mauri Rose, Dyno Don Nicholson, Arnie Beswick and George DeLorean (brother of John Z., whose...

charger-loco-starting-caltrans-revenue-testing
Siemens said that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for the California Department of Transportation will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento-Oakland-San Jose Capitol Corridor before the end of April. One of the first locomotives was on public display at...
micro-lubricant-with-mojo
zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally. People familiar with motorsports history will recognize names like Mauri Rose, Dyno Don Nicholson, Arnie Beswick and George DeLorean (brother of John Z., whose...
california-formally-petitions-for-zero-emissions-locomotives
The California Air Resources Board has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to adopt more stringent emission standards for locomotives, saying that the move is needed to clean up the air in “high-risk” communities in and around the...
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Supplier consolidations are nothing new in the global railway industry. The latest purported combination has German technology and engineering colossus Siemens AG acquiring Canadian firm Bombardier’s Transportation division, according to a report published Tuesday, April 11, in Toronto’s Globe and...
wabtec-acquires-thermal-transfer
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Thermal Transfer Corp., a supplier of industrial heat exchangers. No terms were disclosed. Thermal Transfer has annual sales of approximately $25 million, said Wabtec, based in Wilmerding, Pa. Thermal Transfer, a unit of Hamon Cos. based in Duquesne, Pa.,...

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