Locomotives

LNG is one of several advanced technologies changing motive power in significant ways.
CN on Sept. 9, 2014 officially opened its new employee training center in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada on a weekly basis,…
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 it and its subsidiaries will exhibit in Stand No. 103. Hall 1.2, at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, being held Sept.…
Two huge Chinese rolling stock manufacturers, China CNR Corp. and CSR Corp., have suspended trading of their shares following reports in the Chinese media that the Chinese government is looking…
Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, organizers of the 2014 High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, have announced the keynote and full speaker lineup for the third annual conference and expo, taking place Oct.…
Positive Train Control retrofits and complex locomotive upgrade programs are among the factors that “have put tremendous pressure on railroad drafting departments,” says ZTR Rail Division General Manager Matthew Scott.…
Miner Enterprises, one of the railroad industry’s longest-standing supply companies, in 2014 is celebrating 120 years in business.
Wabtec Corp. said Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 it has acquired Dia-Frag, a manufacturer of friction products based in Monte Alto, Brazil. Dia-Frag has annual sales of about $40 million. Wabtec did…
New York Air Brake LLC and Knorr-Bremse Group sister company Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, working in conjunction with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), have created the Knorr-Bremse North America…
Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. said Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 that it is celebrating the half-century mark this month.
Erik B. Hansen, who has spent more than 25 years in leadership positions at A.P. Moller-Maersk and affiliated companies, has joined Kansas City Southern as Vice President Intermodal. Daniel B.…
ZTR Control Systems’ new BOA™-WS (Bolt-on Adhesion™-Excitation/Wheel Slip Control System) is designed to boost tractive effort on EMD Dash-2 locomotives without replacing the entire Dash-2 control system.
Exhibit space is 85% sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming industry trade show and technical conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway…
According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the…
ZTR has introduced its Locomotive ELC (Electronic Load Controller), which the company describes as “a low cost way for switcher locomotives to improve reliability and adhesion.”
Amtrak has issued a request for information concerning 15 new Tier 4 diesel-electric locomotives, as well as one diesel switch yard locomotive.
Kansas City Southern has named Gary W. Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations for Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR), closely coordinating with the leadership of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A.…
ZTR Control Systems says that its Rail Division products are now in use in Africa, Australia, Europe, and all of the Americas, and this growing demand has prompted an increasing…
Cummins Inc. has begun construction of a global technical center office for its High-Horsepower Engine Business at its Seymour, Ind., facility on June 16. The Seymour Technical Center will be…
Anthony D. “Tony” Kruglinski, Founder and President of Railroad Financial Corporation and Railway Age’s long-time Financial Editor, died Sunday, June 15, at his home in West Orange, N.J., of pancreatic cancer.…
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