Locomotives

Norfolk Southern today opened a new locomotive maintenance and repair facility in Chicago, enhancing its services in the largest U.S. rail hub.
Technology solutions company Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., has acquired railroad automatic wayside machine-vision inspection systems supplier Beena Vision Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
Withering winter weather is playing havoc with Union Pacific trains from Nevada up through the Pacific Northwest.
LTK Engineering Services announced a series of promotions to its management team.
Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Spokane, Wash.-based HOTSTART, a leading developer and manufacturer of diesel engine block heaters, is celebrating its 75th anniversary throughout 2017.
MPL Innovations, Inc., a major supplier of solid polymer lubricants for the rail industry, has achieved European UNI EN 16028 Standard (Annex L) certification for train-borne lubricants for its NatureBlend™…
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 24 named six people to new Vice President positions and duties, and announced the retirement of two long-time executives.
ZTR Control Systems, a supplier of monitoring and control systems for the railway and industrial off-road equipment markets since 1987, is focusing its R&D and product development efforts on digital…
Knoxville Locomotive Works (KLW) has repowered, refurbished, remanufactured, and/or upgraded more than 400 locomotives since its establishment in 1998. The company’s most recent offering is a fleet of nine SE…
GE Transportation announced it made the first shipment of its diesel-electric Evolution Series ES43ACi locomotives to Pakistan Railways, from its manufacturing plant in Erie, Penn.  The locomotives are expected to…
Siemens announced Dec. 14 that its first Brightline trainset, comprised of two locomotives and four coaches adorned in Brightline Blue, is complete and has left the company’s manufacturing hub in…
Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
GE Transportation announced its acquisition of Iders Incorporated, an electronic product design and manufacturing company for the rail industry.
Wabtec on Dec. 1 released 4Q 2016 guidance and preliminary guidance for 2017:
After two years of development and testing, Indiana Rail Road (INRD) SD90-43MAC no. 1919, the first heavy-haul freight locomotive equipped with a Cummins 16-cylinder, 4,400-hp, Tier 4-compliant QSK95 high-speed diesel…
Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
The first of 41 Metra F40PH locomotives rebuilt under a $91 million remanufacturing contract has returned to service. Now designated as F40PH-3s, these units, features the railroad’s new paint scheme…
The first two CRRC diesel locomotives for Argentina’s meter-gauge Belgrano Cargas network were loaded onto a ship at Lujong port in Shanghai on Oct. 15 in readiness for the start…
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…
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