Locomotives

Ithaca, N.Y.-based Smith Marketing Services has been awarded a contract for leading the branding effort for Railway Interchange 2017, to be held in Indianapolis Sept. 17-20, 2017.
Southern California locomotive commuter rail operator Metrolink unveiled its first EMD F125 diesel locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station on July 18. The F125 is compliant with the latest U.S.…
More than 700 employees attended a ceremony to mark the rollout of the 1,000th locomotive from the GE Manufacturing Solutions plant in Fort Worth, Tex., on July 7, three-and-a-half years…
Brightline announced June 28 that it is celebrating another milestone in the building of its trainsets as it installed the Cummins prime-mover into its first diesel-electric Charger locomotive at the…
The first two Siemens SC-44 Charger diesel passenger locomotives have arrived in Colorado for the start of testing at TTCI’s Pueblo, Colo., facility.
For the first time, the Government of Canada is attempting to regulate air pollutant emissions from locomotives. The proposed regulations are being developed under the Railway Safety Act, with a…
The government of Cuba signed a €190 million ($215.75 million) loan agreement with the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (Exiar) during the June 16-18, 2016 St. Petersburg…
Whiting Corp., a North American manufacturer of custom-built rail maintenance equipment and overhead cranes, is acquiring certain railcar and locomotive repair assets from L.B. Foster Rail Technologies, Inc.
The newest, lighter-weight version of the ZTR Control Systems KickStart locomotive battery assist uses supercapacitor technology to augment the power required to start the locomotive engine, minimizing the drop in…
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have partnered with the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern Railroad (MHWA) of Utica and…
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