Locomotives

Donfris Named Greenbrier CFO

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (Greenbrier) on May 21 announced that Michael J. Donfris has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following a nationwide search.

Aurizon to Test Diesel Locomotive Battery Tender

Australia’s largest rail freight operator, Aurizon, will develop and test a 1.8MWh battery-electric tender (BET) to power a standard diesel-electric locomotive in a hybrid diesel-battery configuration. Project partner Alta Battery Technology will

ES44AC 9375 First in CPKC Livery

The first road locomotive in Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s employee-selected livery is Wabtec ES44AC No. 9375. She’ll be displayed May 18 at Kansas City Union Station 4-6-4 No. 2816, The Empress, during

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill Recap

More than 300 participants from Class I and short line freight railroads, along with representatives from suppliers and supporting associations, visited more than 270 bipartisan offices on May 8 for Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.

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Wabtec Achieves Cybersecurity Certification

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) on May 6 announced that it has achieved the IEC 62443-4-1 certification, “a benchmark for cybersecurity development lifecycle processes used on industrial automation and control systems (IACS) products.”