The March 2024 issue of Railway Age is available digitally, showcasing our Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year as well as deep dives into next-gen motive power.
At age 87, Zoltan (Zoli) Kovacs is many things: a proud father, grandfather, and great-grandfather; an accomplished martial arts master and teacher; and a dedicated life-long learner, something he applied every day at Wabtec in his role as Regional Manager, Transit. But most of all, he’s a competitor—a fierce one at that!—who likes nothing more than translating his knowledge of rail applications into new Wabtec customers.
Dominion Energy selects Innovative Rail Technologies (IRT) for a battery-electric locomotive project at Fort Cavazos, Texas. Also, Wabtec launches its next-generation railcar mover.
Railway Age is calling on subscribers to submit their nominations by April 10 for the fifth-annual 10 Most Influential Industry Leaders poll.
At its 4Q/Full-Year 2023 earnings presentation, Union Pacific said it would invest $3.4 billion in capital this year. On Feb. 21, UP confirmed its plan to “support safe operations, renew assets and
Brazil-based MRS Logistics has awarded Wabtec a contract worth around 500 million Reais ($101.5 million) for 30 new Evolution series diesel-electric locomotives. Delivery is scheduled to start later this year. Launched in
Sierra Northern Railway (SNR) elevates Brenton A. MacDonald to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Also, Claire Brinkley joins STV as Vice President and Strategic Growth Director for the firm’s transportation South/Central group; Anthony Pontone joins Hanson Professional Service Inc.’s Chicago regional office as a civil/railway engineer; and Ryan Miller joins Wells Fargo Rail as Executive Director of Mechanical Operations.
CSX recently revealed its latest heritage locomotive—a tribute to the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad (RF&P)—fresh out of the Class I railroad’s paint shop in Waycross, Ga.
PT Kereta Indonesia (PT KAI) has awarded a contract to Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, for 54 EMD® GT38AC freight locomotives for service in South Sumatra, Indonesia, expanding the national railway’s existing
“The Wabtec team delivered a strong finish to 2023 as evidenced by higher sales, margin expansion, increased earnings and improved cash flow,” President and CEO Rafael Santana said in a Feb. 14 earnings announcement. Sales were up 15.7% year-over-year, driven by Freight and Transit growth. TD Cowen offers updated insight on Feb. 15.