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GT38H Testing Under Way in Brazil

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

“EMD has a proud 100-year legacy of providing rail customers with proven technology and innovation,” says Marty Haycraft, Caterpillar’s Senior Vice President and Progress Rail’s President and CEO. (Photograph Courtesy of Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company)

Happy 100th Anniversary, EMD®!

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.

New EMD Power for Mongolia

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.

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On Board with TALOS® at TTCI

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.”

EMD could end engine production at LaGrange

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.