Locomotives

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More SD70ACe locomotives for Ferromex Ferrocarril Méxicano (Ferromex) has taken delivery of the first 10 of 19 Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, a Progress Rail Services company) SD70ACe locomotives, bringing its fleet to 116 units.

zander-joins-element-financial-rail-division
Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has appointed railroad equipment finance veteran Harry Zander as Senior Vice President Sales in Element’s Rail Finance division. He reports to President, Element Rail & Aviation David McKerroll. Zander joins Element from Macquarie Rail, where he served...
carolina-worrell-joins-railway-age-as-managing-editor
Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.’s headquarters in New York City. A graduate of City University of New York-Hunter College, Worrell honed her skills at Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction),...
wabtec-reports-record-first-quarter-earnings
An 18% increase in sales combined with a 19% increase in earnings per diluted share compared to a year ago produced a record first-quarter 2015 for Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. First-quarter 2015 sales were $819 million, compared to first-quarter 2014’s $695...
ztr-control-systems-expands-to-berlin
ZTR Control Systems will soon be launching a new office in Berlin, Germany, a major European logistics hub, adding to existing facilities in Minneapolis and London, Ontario. “With the establishment of this new location, ZTR will be better positioned to meet...
ns-launches-53-million-energy-innovation-project-at-juniata-locomotive-shop
Norfolk Southern launched a $53 million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa., that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the historic 70-acre facility. NS will replace the shop's coal boilers, which date back...

more-sd70ace-locomotives-for-ferromex
Ferrocarril Méxicano (Ferromex) has taken delivery of the first 10 of 19 Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, a Progress Rail Services company) SD70ACe locomotives, bringing its fleet to 116 units. Ferromex “selected EMD to supply its new locomotives based on the demonstrated...
ns-launches-53-million-energy-innovation-project-at-juniata-locomotive-shop
Norfolk Southern launched a $53 million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa., that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the historic 70-acre facility. NS will replace the shop's coal boilers, which date back...
ge-delivers-roy-hill-locomotives-to-australia
The chairman of Australian mining company Hancock Prospecting Pty. Ltd., Gina Rhinehart, marked the delivery of the locomotive fleet for the new Roy Hill heavy-haul railway in Western Australia’s Pilbara region on March 23, when she named the first unit Ginny in...
emd-partners-with-uptake-on-locomotive-analytics
Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corp. (a Caterpillar company), and Uptake, described as “a provider of a dynamic analytics and insight platform for a wide array of industries,” have been working together since 2014 to...
brookville-ships-out-bl05-locomotive
Brookville, Pa.-based Brookville Equipment Corp. said Monday, March 9, 2015 it "shipped an all-new highly-customized 88-ton diesel-hydraulic yard switching locomotive to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF) in Bremerton, Wash." The BL05 locomotive, which began its journey...