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The 110-mph MPI HSP46 is the newest addition to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority regional rail locomotive fleet. MBTA is taking delivery on 40 HSP46 diesel-electric locomotives, nos. 2000-2039, built…
LNG or CNG? At the High Horsepower Summit in New Orleans, four newer players in the natural gas-powered-locomotive field described their plans.
Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im Bank) Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg, GE Transportation President and CEO Russell Stokes, and Indonesia's PT Kereta Api (PTKAI) of Jakarta President and…
According to analyst Eshna Basu of The Motley Fool, “the General Electric-Alstom deal could create the world’s largest rail equipment maker.” Basu’s analysis follows GE’s multi-billion-dollar purchase of Alstom’s power…
At its 25th Annual Client Conference June 23-25, 2014, GE Transportation announced new software systems and services and recognized seven customers with its Fast Track Award for rail industry software…
GE Transportation said Monday, May 5, 2014 it has been selected by Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply fully automated driverless train control and signaling solutions for the Thomson…
General Electric, having given up on its efforts to acquire Ansaldo STS from Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, is reportedly in negotiations with Alstom over a $13 billion takeover of the French…
Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. said Friday, April 4, 2014 it sees no route for purchasing Ansaldo STS from parent Finmeccanica S.p.A.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Florida Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) announced Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 it will acquire 24 new ES44C4 locomotives from Erie-Pa.-based GE Transportation.
GE Transportation and Colas Rail Ltd., one of Europe’s largest providers of rail infrastructure services, have signed an agreement for GE to provide 10 Class 70 UK PowerHaul Series locomotives.
CSX Corp. and GE Transportation announced an agreement Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, to explore emissions-cutting and efficiency breakthroughs in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technology for locomotives, beginning with a pilot…
A strong backlog of manufactured goods orders, including locomotives and jet engines, helped drive third-quarter earnings for Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co., which reported financial results Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
Erie, Pa.-based GE Transportation on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, unveiled its RailConnect 360 Monitoring and Diagnostics (M&D) and ShipperConnect software at the second annual Minds + Machines Conference in Chicago.
At Railway Interchange 2013 in Indianapolis, GE Transportation is featuring new technologies in the areas of EPA Tier 4 emissions compliance, LNG fuel, and web-based asset management.
Railroads and locomotive builders are prepared to meet the EPA's tough Tier 4 emissions standards. Meanwhile, LNG has taken center stage as a potential replacement for diesel fuel.
Programs to evaluate LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a locomotive fuel are expanding throughout the rail industry, led by such stakeholders as GE Transportation, Electro-Motive Diesel, BNSF, Union Pacific, CN,…
Railroad industry participants in the 2013 GE Transportation/Norfolk Southern Railroad Sustainability Forum in Crotonville, N.Y., are learning that, although “it’s not easy being green,” investing time and resources into sustainability…
Norfolk Southern on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 disclosed the railroad's business strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its environmental footprint in a filing with the international not-for-profit CDP, formerly…
MotivePower, a unit of Wabtec Corp., has signed a contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to supply 13 additional, next-generation HSP46 passenger locomotives to be delivered in 2014. The…
GE Transportation’s Optimization Solutions division has signed an agreement to implement an integrated rail network planning and optimization system with Aurizon (formerly Queensland Rail National), Australia’s largest freight rail company.
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