MPR Ships First Locomotive for Steel DynamicsWritten by Andrew Corselli
Motive Power Resources, Inc. (MPR) has completed and shipped the first locomotive of a four-locomotive order for Steel Dynamics, Inc.’s new Sinton, Texas, facility, which is scheduled to begin production in early 2021.
The locomotives being supplied are EMD SW1200’s equipped with all new electrical wiring and control systems incorporating the latest TMV microprocessor technology and newly rebuilt mechanicals among other upgrades.
Founded by Steve Bomba in 2007, Motive Power Resources, Inc. aims to provide quality locomotives, parts, components and services to meet its customers’ expectations. Since its inception MPR has purchased and sold more than 500 locomotives by modifying and upgrading older units to be more responsive to new customer guidelines.