Locomotives

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…
CSX Corp. and GE Transportation announced an agreement Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, to explore emissions-cutting and efficiency breakthroughs in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technology for locomotives, beginning with a pilot…
Over its roughly 200 years of history, the North American railroad industry has been shaped by numerous technological milestones, among which are steel rail, automatic knuckle couplers, air brakes, signals,…
Officials from BNSF, Canadian Pacific, Ferromex, Florida East Coast, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, and mining conglomerates ArcelorMittal and Vale S.A. met in Dallas at the New York Air Brake Train…
CSX Transportation Inc. has signed what it’s describing as a “landmark agreement with four labor unions that sets new standards of quality and productivity” at the company’s Huntington (W.Va.) Locomotive…
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s first new HSP-46 regional/commuter rail locomotive has arrived at TTCI in Pueblo, Colo., to undergo testing before it is delivered to Boston and operator MBCR…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA) will hold RSI/CMA 2014 on September 21-23 in Montreal, Quebec at the Palais des congrés de Montréal (Montreal Convention Center).
A strong backlog of manufactured goods orders, including locomotives and jet engines, helped drive third-quarter earnings for Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co., which reported financial results Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 its MotivePower subsidiary has signed a US$63 million contract with Canada's Metrolinx to build 10 new, low-emission locomotives.
At Railway Interchange 2013 in Indianapolis, GE Transportation is featuring new technologies in the areas of EPA Tier 4 emissions compliance, LNG fuel, and web-based asset management.
At Railway Interchange 2013, Cummins Inc. introduced its 4,200-hp (3,132 kW) QSK95 Power Module that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 regulations for line-haul locomotives taking effect Jan.…
By David Lehlbach, Oliver Wyman, for Railway Age Weighing the pros and cons of transitioning from diesel.
Railroads and locomotive builders are prepared to meet the EPA's tough Tier 4 emissions standards. Meanwhile, LNG has taken center stage as a potential replacement for diesel fuel.
How BNSF is leveraging a record $4.3 billion in capital investment.
New York Air Brake has appointed Bill Kleftis Vice President of Engineering and Dr. Karen Tichenor Vice President of Quality and Program Management.
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Longwood Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty rubber products for transportation, oil and gas, and industrial markets, with annual sales of about $70 million. Wabtec expects…
Electro-Motive Diesel has delivered three SD70ACe demonstrator locomotives to the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad—the first AC traction locomotives for the independent Class III carrier.
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