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Some locomotives do have steering wheels
Sit in the operator’s seat of a Trackmobile® LLC Titan mobile railcar mover, and the first thing you might notice is that there is a steering wheel. Of course, that’s…
Wi-Tronix launches in-cab safety systems
Wi-Tronix, United States, launched two new in-cab driver safety systems at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis.
New family of rail sensors launched by Frauscher
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Frauscher is expanding its product range by offering a sensor with an open analogue interface alongside its wheel detection systems.
Cummins pours on the power at Railway Interchange 2015
The bright red diesel power plants that were on display at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis represented the “ultra-clean” 6.7-, 15-, 60- and 95-liter units from Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc.…
First IAC locomotive showed by NRE
IRJ at Railway Interchange: NRE showed for the first time its independent axle control (IAC) locomotive, the SD40-4, which is designed to increase adhesion.
HOTSTART heating up Railway Interchange 2015
An APU (auxiliary power unit) idle reduction system that requires a smaller installation footprint, and electric coolant/lube heating systems that feature a more-user-friendly, simplified design are among the technologies showcased…
3-APE, IMPCO Technologies present new APU
From the team that brought the “world’s first commercially available locomotive auxiliary power unit (APU)—and supplied tens of thousands of APUs to the transportation industry—3-APE and IMPCO Technologies presented its…
NRE lands first CARB Tier 4 certification
NRE’s NREX 2015 Genset on Aug. 14, 2015 became the first locomotive to be verified by the California Environmental Protection Agency as achieving U.S. EPA Tier 4 emission standards.
Cummins ships first QSK95 engine for the rail market
Cummins Inc. announced Oct. 2, 2015 that the first production 95-liter, 16-cylinder QSK95 engine built to a rail specification has been shipped.
Maryland Board of Public Works approves contract for MARC locomotives
The Board of Public Works approved the Maryland Department of Transportation's contract to purchase eight new diesel locomotives for MARC Train service.
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