Westport Innovations Inc

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,…
CN is testing two main line diesel-electric locomotives fueled principally by LNG (liquefied natural gas) in revenue service in northern Alberta, Canada.