Railway Age’s inaugural Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference features a dialogue with the industry’s top women leaders.
Belden and Cylus are teaming on a rail cybersecurity platform for rolling stock and signaling systems. Also, Cummins’ Tier 4 QSK95 engine can now be used with renewable diesel; and Hitachi Energy is offering a new oil-free traction transformer with integrated cooling system.
RAILWAY AGE, SEPTEMBER 2022 ISSUE: For many freight railroads, upgrading their existing locomotive fleets to current standards of improved fuel efficiency and emissions reductions is far more cost-effective than acquiring new power.
Nordic Unmanned collaborates with BNSF Railway (BNSF) to test the Staaker Railway Drone. Also, Cummins Advocating for Racial Equity (CARE) invests in a sustainable future through partnership with Reinventure Capital.
Tom Linebarger will end his term as CEO of Cummins, effective Aug. 1, with Jennifer Rumsey assuming the role of President and CEO, the company reported July 14. Rumsey will be the first women to serve as leader since Cummins was founded in 1919.
The quest for sustainability is reshaping the rail industry. We look at the directions of travel—the tracks that rail is on.
National Railway Equipment Company (NRE) has appointed Merritt Becker CEO, effective June 1.
Amtrak Charger No. 309—a new 4,200-hp ALC-42 built by Siemens Mobility in Sacramento, Calif., and powered with a Cummins QSK95 Tier 4-compliant prime-mover—is the first to don the railroad’s “Phase VII” livery.
KLW (Knoxville Locomotive Works, Inc.) and Cummins Inc. on March 6 announced completion of its first KLWX 4400 ACT4, a remanufactured line-haul locomotive equipped with an EPA Tier 4-certified, 4,400-hp Cummins QSK95 prime-mover. The prototype locomotive is currently operating on CN, where it is undergoing reliability and performance testing.
Cummins Inc. is expanding its reach into the rail market with the QST30 Tier 4-compliant switcher locomotive power module, projected to be available in the first quarter of 2022.