Locomotives

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ACS-64 technical support agreement under way The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Rail Systems Division has begun its 15-year technical support and spare parts supply agreement with Amtrak for the new ACS-64 electric locomotives in operation on the Northeast Corridor. The first of 70 units entered revenue service in February 2014.

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Africa’s Rift Valley Railways (RVR) has taken delivery of its first batch of NRE (National Railway Equipment) rebuilt and re-engineered B23-7 diesel locomotives and concluded a $20 million financing deal for the fleet of 20 units. NRE is upgrading the...
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Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. (Ferromex) and Ferrocarril del Sureste S.A. de C.V. (Ferrosur), which are owned by Grupo México (Union Pacific has a 26% stake), are acquiring 34 Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) SD70ACe locomotives. Ferromex’s purchase of 19 units will bring...
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Seeing Machines Ltd. said Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 it "has signed a strategic agreement with Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corporation, a Caterpillar Co., related to in-cab operator fatigue and distraction monitoring systems for use...
new-york-air-brake-marks-125-years
September 2014 marks the start of a year-long New York Air Brake celebration “honoring 125 years of making freight railroads safer and more productive,” according to NYAB President Mike Hawthorne. The Watertown, N.Y.-based railway supplier was founded in 1890 and was...
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CN on Sept. 9, 2014 officially opened its new employee training center in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada on a weekly basis, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs. The new center...

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With U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions regulations taking effect Jan. 1, 2015, Cummins Inc. says it’s well-prepared, with more than 100 engine installations on order for passenger locomotives, diesel multiple units (DMUs), and switcher locomotives in North...
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Siemens on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 said it has been selected "to build the locomotives and passenger coaches for the All Aboard Florida passenger rail project that will connect South and Central Florida." "All Aboard Florida and Siemens have been working...
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LNG is one of several advanced technologies changing motive power in significant ways. It has been 20 years since Burlington Northern set a new course in motive power by committing itself to a fleet of 350 EMD a.c.-traction locomotives equipped with...
cn-inaugurates-winnipeg-training-center
CN on Sept. 9, 2014 officially opened its new employee training center in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada on a weekly basis, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs. The new center...
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 it and its subsidiaries will exhibit in Stand No. 103. Hall 1.2, at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, being held Sept. 23-26. "Companies like Becorit, Mors Smitt, CoFren, LH Group, Poli, MZT,...