Locomotives

Long-time railway supply executive Alan C. Lullman has joined Strato, Inc. as Vice President of Sales. He brings a broad range of experience including executive sales and business development for the…
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is seeking expressions of interest by Nov. 30 for the supply of dual-mode (diesel/thirdrail) locomotives for use on the subway network.
Representatives from Cuban Union Railways (UFC) and Lyudinovo Locomotive Works (LTZ), Russia, together with other suppliers within the Sinara group have begun to finalize the specifications for a new fleet…
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC has appointed Edward Quinn III as President and CEO, effective Oct. 24, 2016. He succeeds Fred Mudge, who has been serving as Interim President and…
The industry groundswell attacking the Surface Transportation Board’s pending actions on forced access and commodity reregulation has grown to include the railway supply community, including the three principal trade associations…
Canada’s export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), has agreed to provide Angola with a $US 429.5 million loan to finance the purchase of 100 locomotives from General Electric (GE),…
Amsted Rail and GE Transportation have formed a joint venture “to combine GE’s experience in train management and locomotive monitoring with Amsted Rail’s expertise in onboard monitoring of railcar component…
Working with the Rail Division of parent company Caterpillar Inc., Progress Rail/Electro-Motive Diesel is developing two LNG (liquefied natural gas) systems for the EMD 710 Series engine: Dynamic Gas Blending™…
GE Transportation, in collaboration with Intel Corp., introduced a “superbrain” platform solution for locomotives that transforms them into mobile data headquarters, “helping make trains smarter and faster.”
Long-time rail industry supplier Strato, Inc., which designs and manufactures airbrake hose and components, freight and passenger car parts, castings and fabrications and provides custom product design and engineering services,…
The Coal Institute has honored New York Air Brake Senior Regional Sales Manager-Southeast U.S Tim Carr with the Goodwyn Holmes Medallion.
InnoTrans, the semi-annual global railway industry trade exhibition and the largest event of its type, is offering discounted tickets to North American attendees.
Siemens’ new higher-speed Charger diesel-electric passenger locomotive is undergoing a comprehensive testing program at the Transportation Technology Center Inc. (TTCI) in Pueblo, Colo., prior to entry into revenue service in…
On Friday, July 29, Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) took delivery of its first of eight rebuilt Electro-Motive Division (EMD) GP38-3 locomotive, #3812, in the company’s new corporate paint…
Wabtec Corp. on July 25, 2016 reported second-quarter results affected by lower freight sector-related revenues.
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.
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