Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, has delivered two EMD® GT38H locomotives to Rumo Logística (formerly América Latina Logística, ALL), Brazil’s largest railway operator. Rumo placed the order in September 2022. The GT38H, one
Renewable diesel (RD), a locomotive fuel made from renewable raw materials and considered more sustainable than its fossil fuel counterpart, will soon be deployed on two California intercity passenger rail services. On
Caterpillar Inc. on Aug. 31 marked the 100th anniversary of EMD®. Founded as Electro-Motive Engineering Corporation, EMD is now a product brand of Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company.
Engineering, procurement and construction contractor Bodi International has entered into an agreement with Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, to purchase 16 EMD® SD70Ace/LW locomotives for Mongolia’s Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait Railway project.
In Greek mythology, Talos was a giant bronze man who guarded the island of Crete by hurling stones at the ships of pirates and invaders. He circled Crete’s shores three times daily. In the real world of North American railroading, TALOS® is Progress Rail’s energy management system “that leverages machine learning and computing power to analyze and optimize routes, resulting in significant improvements in fuel and time.”
Bangladesh Railways has ordered 40 EMD GT42ACL broad-gauge locomotives from Progress Rail—the first broad-gauge locomotives the company has supplied to Bangladesh.
A major new locomotive deal marks the latest chapter in Progress Rail’s long heritage of supplying customers in the Middle East.
The parent of Progress Rail Services is eyeing a move of the Electro Motive Diesel business to a new facility on the East Coast, and out of its historic plant in LaGrange, Ill., involving as many as 600 jobs.
Working in noise and vibration for EMD Progress Rail – what can generously be termed among the most complex and difficult fields in engineering – Grace Madden has worked tirelessly with exceptional skill and precision to lead her team and department at one of the storied brands in railroading.