Locomotives

Conference registration and hotel reservations have begun for RSI/CMA 2014, the Railway Supply Institute's (RSI) annual trade show and conference, to be held in conjunction with the Railway Association of…
Wabtec Corp. has named Albert J. Neupaver Executive Chairman and promoted Raymond T. Betler to President and CEO, effective May 14, 2014. Betler was also appointed to the Wabtec Board…
Yet another fine example of the peak of American steam locomotive technology is emerging from retirement to delight fresh generations of railroad enthusiasts. Ex-Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-2 1309 has been…
Cummins Inc. is now producing its Tier 4 Final-compliant QSK19-R diesel engine, which will power the new Nippon Sharyo diesel multiple-unit (DMU) trainsets designed for transit and regional/commuter services in…
General Electric, having given up on its efforts to acquire Ansaldo STS from Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, is reportedly in negotiations with Alstom over a $13 billion takeover of the French…
Exhibit sales are now open for the USA Pavilion at the Business on Rails (NT Expo) trade show in São Paulo, Brazil, co-hosted by Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and…
GATX Corp. on Thursday, April 24, 2014, reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for first-quarter 2014, beating Wall Street’s consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.06.
Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, April 22, 2014 reported record results for first-quarter 2014 and affirmed its 2014 guidance for earnings per diluted share of about $3.45, with revenues expected to…
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Westport Innovations, has delivered the first of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, which is developing a pilot…
MTA Metro-North Railroad has appointed three industry veterans to executive posts in its transportation, mechanical, and engineering divisions, as part of a major reorganization, newly appointed President Joe Giulietti announced…
“The Spirit of Roanoke”—Norfolk & Western Class J 611, which has sat silently at the Virginia Museum of Transportation for the past 20 years—will soon be headed to Spencer, N.C.,…
Norfolk Southern and partners Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society have launched a new season of “21st Century Steam” excursions has launched, with 18 excursions scheduled…
For the past four decades, former Norfolk & Western and Southern Pacific locomotive engineer Doyle McCormack has coddled the most familiar steam locomotive operating in North America.
For those of you unable to join the more than 400 attendees at Rail Equipment Finance 2014, “Financial Edge” is here to help.
Winona, Minn.-based Miller Ingenuity (formerly Miller Felpax), a supplier of gear case seals, locomotive truck parts kits, and heavy-duty wear parts, has acquired Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Larry McGee Co., a…
The Illinois Department of Transportation, on behalf of the states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington, on March 18, 2014 formally granted the Siemens Rail Systems Division an official…
Transnet, South Africa’s state-owned freight transport and logistics company, on March 17, 2014 awarded US$4.7 billion in contracts for 1,064 locomotives to four global original equipment manufacturers—General Electric South Africa…
Exhibit space sales for RSI/CMA 2014, the Railway Supply Institute’s annual trade show, will begin Monday, March 17, 2014. Sponsorship sales for both RSI/CMA and Canadian Rail Summit 2014, hosted…
GoRail and Norfolk Southern on March 12, 2014 unveiled a specially painted locomotive commemorating the 10th anniversary of GoRail, the non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about the…
It is a truth universally acknowledged that railroads exist to haul stuff. Market share and operating ratios are about how stuff is moved, and finance is about how you pay…
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