Locomotives

GE and PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI) on Oct. 26, 2015 signed a Letter of Intent for a multi-year maintenance service agreement for 50 CC206 diesel-electric locomotives, the latest…
ZTR Control Systems, a London, Ontario-based global provider of control and monitoring systems for the railway market, announced Oct. 27, 2015 that its Manager of Engineering, Amarjit Soora, has been…
Wabtec Corp. on Oct. 22, 2015 reported solid third-quarter 2015 results largely due to growth in the company’s Freight Group.
Railway Age on Oct. 20, 2015 launched its inaugural Fast Trackers contest, in which ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
Power Drives, Inc. (PDI), a Buffalo, N.Y.-based supplier of diesel engine heating/idle reduction and fuel filtration systems with manufacturing facilities in Erie, Pa., Falconer (Jamestown), N.Y., and Haiyu Town, Changsu…
At Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Kevin Riddett of Siemens Mobility shared his views on the marketplace, on a variety of topics ranging from PTC and CBTC to high-speed passenger…
Global locomotive manufacturer/remanufacturer NRE (National Railway Equipment) showcased one of its SD40-IAC road switchers at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis. Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono spoke with NRE Vice…
Electro-Motive Diesel’s long-anticipated Tier 4 freight locomotive, the SD70ACe-T4, made its debut during Railway Interchange 2015 at BNSF’s Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, Minn.
A shipment of six sustainable locomotives built in the U.S. by Railserve is on a 6,000-mile ocean voyage to Africa where they will soon be in operation as freight locomotives…
Progress Rail Services Corp., a Caterpillar company, has acquired Haynes Corp., a manufacturer of precision diesel fuel injection systems for heavy-duty engines.
Sit in the operator’s seat of a Trackmobile® LLC Titan mobile railcar mover, and the first thing you might notice is that there is a steering wheel. Of course, that’s…
Wi-Tronix, United States, launched two new in-cab driver safety systems at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Frauscher is expanding its product range by offering a sensor with an open analogue interface alongside its wheel detection systems.
The bright red diesel power plants that were on display at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis represented the “ultra-clean” 6.7-, 15-, 60- and 95-liter units from Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc.…
IRJ at Railway Interchange: NRE showed for the first time its independent axle control (IAC) locomotive, the SD40-4, which is designed to increase adhesion.
An APU (auxiliary power unit) idle reduction system that requires a smaller installation footprint, and electric coolant/lube heating systems that feature a more-user-friendly, simplified design are among the technologies showcased…
From the team that brought the “world’s first commercially available locomotive auxiliary power unit (APU)—and supplied tens of thousands of APUs to the transportation industry—3-APE and IMPCO Technologies presented its…
NRE’s NREX 2015 Genset on Aug. 14, 2015 became the first locomotive to be verified by the California Environmental Protection Agency as achieving U.S. EPA Tier 4 emission standards.
Cummins Inc. announced Oct. 2, 2015 that the first production 95-liter, 16-cylinder QSK95 engine built to a rail specification has been shipped.
The Board of Public Works approved the Maryland Department of Transportation's contract to purchase eight new diesel locomotives for MARC Train service.
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