Trends across the rail industry appear positive, although ongoing congestion is an issue for inland ramps, according to leaders at our recent “Suds with Seidl” event.
Wabtec Corp. and General Motors (GM) have signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding to develop and commercialize GM’s Ultium battery and HYDROTEC hydrogen fuel cell systems to power locomotives.
One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built—Union Pacific’s (UP) articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014—is heading on a month-long tour this summer to celebrate railroad heritage and the communities UP serves.
RAILWAY AGE, JUNE 2021 ISSUE: Welcome to the 2021 Guide to Equipment Leasing. Let’s start out by addressing the space in the room left by the exiting elephant: The U.S. economy and its residents clearly are looking forward to the end of the pandemic era and the opening of the economy.
Wabtec Corp. has opened a 11,000-square-foot additive manufacturing facility at Pittsburgh (Pa.) International Airport’s Innovation Campus.
Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a $547 billion, five-year surface transportation reauthorization bill on June 4.
CFR 49 Part 243 Virtual Training, with the Federal Railroad Administration and Heartwood: RAIL GROUP ON AIR
Locomotive engineers have been qualified and trained with simulation technology for years. Through technology, the opportunity to leverage simulation beyond locomotive engineers is quickly emerging. Heartwood scratched the surface by developing a
Editor’s Note: This is the story of Indiana Harbor Belt EMD GP38-3 3800, as told to Railway Age by IHB Mechanical Superintendent Michael Cunningham. The unit, purchased with a damaged prime-mover, underwent a complete rebuild and upgrade, and received a very special military tribute livery.
Trinity Industries’ two partially owned lease subsidiaries have entered into agreements to refinance more than $1.2 billion in outstanding debt.
Joe Lea has been appointed President of advanced-technology company Shift5, where he will drive product, engineering, sales, marketing and operations.