Locomotives

congressman-goodlatte-tours-prs-locomotive-and-rail-car-services-facility
On Feb. 5, 2016, U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA-06) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member—Progress Rail Services (PRS)—for a tour of its locomotive and rail car services facility in Roanoke, Va. Attendees included Marise Stewart, Director of...
wi-tronix-forms-customer-strategy-team
Wi-Tronix, LLC announced on Feb. 4, 2016 the formation of a new Customer Strategy department with Customer Care Manager roles. The team is being deployed in response to continued growth of Wi-Tronix’s customer base and to further engage and assist...
rail-figures-big-in-ge’s-russian-market-endeavors
A strategic business plan signed by General Electric and Russian locomotive and car builder Transmashholding for a diesel powerplant joint venture is an important component of a plan for GE to invest $1 billion in Russia’s oil and gas, power...
siscog-wins-via-rail-canada-contract
SISCOG, a Portugal-based software company that specializes in solutions for optimized planning and management of resources in transportation companies has secured a contract with a new international client: VIA Rail Canada, the company announced Jan. 19, 2016. VIA Rail is Canada’s...
railway-age-announces-winners-of-inaugural-fast-trackers-contest
After nearly three months and 57 entries later, Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corporation, have selected...

cando-rail-services-expanding-into-bc
Brandon, Manitoba-based Cando Rail Services is expanding into British Columbia with the recent purchase of an 89-acre site in Kamloops for a new terminal. The terminal will have the capacity for 1,000 railcar storage spots, in addition to providing transloading,...
railway-age-announces-winners-of-inaugural-fast-trackers-contest
After nearly three months and 57 entries later, Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corporation, have selected...
trackmobile-llc-receives-iso-90012008-certification
Trackmobile LLC, a Georgia-based bi-modal railcar mover, opened 2016 with the announcement of its ISO 9001:2008 registration acceptance by American Systems Registrar (ASR). As a global manufacturer responsible for “The Design, Manufacture, and Service of Machines for Moving Railcars and...
keybanc-wabtec-story-is-intriguing
During much of fourth-quarter 2015, investor interest in Wabtec (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.) has increased due to concerns about the North American railcar cycle, Wabtec’s pending acquisition of Faiveley Transport, the sustainability of margins and returns, and the company’s...
first-mp54ac-testing-on-go-transit
GO Transit’s first MP54AC Tier 4-compliant diesel-electric locomotive from the MotivePower Inc. (MPI) Division of Wabtec has been delivered and underwent testing on the weekend of Dec. 12-13, 2015. No. 47 is part of a $4 million order for 11...