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Siemens Mobility, Inc. – DBE Goal Notice

In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26,Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock, hereby proposes an overall goal of 5.79 percent forDisadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation

For Amtrak, 50 More Siemens ALC-42s

Amtrak has exercised an option with Siemens Mobility for an additional 50 ALC-42 (“Amtrak Long-Distance Charger, 4,200 HP”) diesel-electric locomotives, bringing the total contract value to $2 billion, including supplemental multiyear maintenance support. The amount also includes about $850 million in funding set aside when the initial order of 75 units was announced in 2018.

It took more than 35 years, but TriMet’s MAX Train 120 has traveled the equivalent of the world’s entire rail network—twice.

Watch: TriMet MAX Train Marks 2MM Miles

Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon’s (TriMet) MAX Train 120 surpassed 2 million miles of service this month—the equivalent of traveling the world’s entire rail network, twice—the agency reported.

First run: Amtrak no. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, overtakes a BNSF empty grain train at Moab, Wash. Bruce Kelly photo

Watch: Amtrak Debuts ALC-42 in Chicago

Amtrak and Siemens Mobility North America came together at Chicago Union Station to launch the ALC-42, the next generation of long-distance locomotives, on the Empire Builder. Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief and

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RAILWAY AGE FEBRUARY 2022 ISSUE: Railway Age is proud to recognize 25 “Fast Trackers” Under 40 in 2022.

Empire Builder Charges Out of Chicago

The Empire Builder, Amtrak’s iconic long-distance train, traces its roots to the Great Northern Railway, which inaugurated service on June 10, 1929. The 21st century version of the train now operates with state-of-the-art diesel-electric power: