Locomotives

GE Transportation unveiled the first of 1,000 broad-gauge (1,676mm-gauge) Evolution Series locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) at the company’s plant in Erie, Pa., on June 1.
A consortium led by General Electric and including Transnet, South Africa, has been named preferred bidder by the government of Nigeria government for a concession to rehabilitate, finance and operate…
For the 21st consecutive year, Strato, Inc. is the recipient of TTX Company’s SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award, placing it in the category of top companies earning the TTX Excellent…
The League of Railway Industry Women is seeking nominations for four Board of Directors positions.
Canada wants to mandate the use of inward-facing video cameras in the cabs of locomotives, according to a bill filed in Parliament.
Panolin International announced that its HLP SYNTH 32 is the first eco-friendly hydraulic oil to be featured in the Bosch Rexroth RDE 90245 Fluid Rating List.
I came to “The Great Railroad War: United States Railway Operations During World War I”, Prof. Rudolph L. Daniels’ book on the history of American railroads during World War I…
The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.
Metra’s Office of Diversity and Civil Rights will host a free “Doing Business with Metra” event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 11, at Metra headquarters, 547 W. Jackson…
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has selected a trio of consultants to help plan the future of the New Haven Line and the entire statewide rail system.
The Louisville & Indiana Railroad was named one of four winners of the Timmons Award for an outstanding effort hiring and retaining military veterans.
The Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad (IHB) is partnering with OptiFuel Systems LLC and R.J. Corman Railpower Locomotives LLC to convert its entire locomotive fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG).
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a new master plan that aims to accelerate its timeframe to bring its equipment, infrastructure and operations into a State of Good Repair from…
Wabtec Corp., in reporting results for 2017’s first quarter, noted that higher Transit Group sales offset lower Freight Group figures. The company also affirmed financial guidance for 2017.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives have begun testing in Illinois.
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on…
Siemens said that the first SC-44 Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotives for the California Department of Transportation will begin revenue testing on the Sacramento-Oakland-San Jose Capitol Corridor before the end of…
zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally.
The California Air Resources Board has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to adopt more stringent emission standards for locomotives, saying that the move is needed to clean…
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