Locomotives

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National Railway Equipment Co. now 100% employee-owned National Railway Equipment Co., headquartered in Mount Vernon, Ill., has completed transfer of the company to the newly formed NRE–Global Holdings Inc. (NRE), an Employee Stock Ownership Trust (ESOP). As part of an ongoing branding campaign, the company will simply be called NRE.

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CSX has entered into an agreement with Savage for mobile locomotive fueling services at 30 sites across the CSX network in the eastern U.S. Prior to the new agreement, Savage had been providing locomotive fueling services at four CSX sites. Savage...
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Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im Bank) Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg, GE Transportation President and CEO Russell Stokes, and Indonesia's PT Kereta Api (PTKAI) of Jakarta President and CEO Ignasius Jonan have signed a credit agreement totaling $94.3...
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Cummins Inc. is presenting its engine lineup for public transportation customers at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston. Products available for both transit bus and rail markets are on display, “representing the diverse portfolio of Cummins diesel...
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New locomotives and rolling stock have finally begun to arrive on the property. Suppliers and other Amtrak supporters say more is needed. "Shovel-ready projects" were the buzzwords in 2009, when a new presidential administration suggested it valued Amtrak's worth to the nation...
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Locomotives are valuable mechanical assets. Here's how four railroads, working with an innovative supplier, are getting the most out of these complex machines. Gathering data, interpreting it, and applying it to improve efficiency and safety is an increasingly important function in contemporary...

multi-purpose-monitoring-technology
Locomotives are valuable mechanical assets. Here's how four railroads, working with an innovative supplier, are getting the most out of these complex machines. Gathering data, interpreting it, and applying it to improve efficiency and safety is an increasingly important function in contemporary...
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Booth space reservations are now open for the indoor and outdoor exhibitions at Railway Interchange 2015, the U.S.-based combined exhibition and technical conference taking place Sunday, Oct. 4 through Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Minneapolis Convention Center and BNSF’s Northtown...
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Wi-Tronix, LLC has announced "a new collaboration" with InStep Software "allowing Wi-Tronix to utilize InStep's PRiSM predictive asset analytics software in the company's locomotive remote monitoring services." Bolingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix, a supplier of wireless monitoring products for the railroad industry, is adding...
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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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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...