Locomotives

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016.
The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.
R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch…
Railserve has placed its first Tier 4 DUAL LEAF® Gen-Set locomotive in service, and says the unit “is performing well and generating more interest in these powerful switching locomotives that…
GE Transportation will provide Pakistan Railways with 20 FDL C20EMP locomotives, a follow-on order to 55 Evolution Series units ordered in 2015, of which 32 are in service.
Wabtec Corp. has signed a contract worth approximately $22 million to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC).
Brazil’s Vale and GE Transportation have entered into an agreement to install GE’s Trip Optimizer on nearly 114 Vale locomotives in operation across Brazil.
Siemens this week said it completed the 100th locomotive at its Sacramento, Calif. rail manufacturing hub.
For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is…
ZTR Control Systems has introduced a new locomotive display, and has launched a joint venture with a South African railway supplier.
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.
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