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.
Knoxville Locomotive Works
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.
Railway Age is pleased to present the results of its second annual Readers’ Influential Leaders program.
Already the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, the railroad industry is now making every effort to be a part of the solution to improving the environment, and the short line industry is all in on a variety of fronts.
Terminal operator and stevedoring company Metro Ports has acquired a second Tier 4 locomotive for its Pier G operations at the Port of Long Beach in California.
California Northern Railroad Company Takes Advantage of New Tier 4 Near Zero Emissions Locomotives From KLW
After talking about tomato paste for a good portion of the morning, Jake Harrison, the general manager of California Northern Railroad Company, recommended a Hawaii teriyaki restaurant for lunch.
The Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad was awarded a grant by a clean-air body for the purchase of a new diesel-electric locomotive.
Rolls-Royce has won a contract from Knoxville Locomotive Works (KLW), United States, to supply two types of EPA Tier-4-compliant MTU diesel engines to power switching locomotives.
The New York & Atlantic Railway (NY&A), Waste Management of New York (WMNY) and the New York City Department of Sanitation have joined forces on a Locomotive Repower Project to redesign and repower a diesel-electric freight locomotive with state-of-the-art low-emissions diesel technologies supplied by KLW (Knoxville Locomotive Works). The U.S. EPA, through the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, as authorized by the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA), is funding this project.