Locomotives

CN announced on Feb. 19, 2014 a capital investment plan worth approximately C$2.1 billion (US$1.9 billion) “to continue to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service, and grow the business.”…
Electro-Motive Diesel has filed a formal protest with the Illinois Department of Transportation over the Multi-State Locomotive Procurement contract for up to 35 125-mph diesel-electric locomotives, for which Siemens Industry…
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Florida Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) announced Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 it will acquire 24 new ES44C4 locomotives from Erie-Pa.-based GE Transportation.
The National Railway Historical Society each summer sponsors RailCamp, a venue that gives hands-on contemporary railroading and railroad preservation experience to high school students, allowing them to interact directly with…
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has issued a Notice of Intent to Award to Siemens Rail Systems USA for approximately 35 high-performance diesel-electric locomotives for several Midwestern and West…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is now accepting 2014-2015 school year applications for the RSI Scholarship Program, which provides a minimum of five $5,000 scholarships each year. Since 1989, RSI…
The Association of American Railroads has established its Associate Advisory Board (AAB) seats for calendar years 2014-2015. The AAR received more than 70 nominations for 32 seats on AAR committees.
Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins jointly announced a partnership on Dec. 3, 2013 that they said "will bring one of the most modern and efficient passenger rail, diesel-electric locomotives in…
GE Transportation and Colas Rail Ltd., one of Europe’s largest providers of rail infrastructure services, have signed an agreement for GE to provide 10 Class 70 UK PowerHaul Series locomotives.
The U.S. railway supply industry, through its principal trade and professional associations, will be increasing its presence at InnoTrans 2014, with a goal of increasing export business. Over the period…
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