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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.
Brightline, Florida’s private-sector passenger railroad, is another step closer to extending its 67-mile Miami-to-West Palm Beach line north to Orlando.
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.
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.
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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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:
California’s North County Transit District (NCTD) has awarded a 12-year, $80 million Technical Support Spares Supply Agreement contract to Siemens Mobility for its 12 Sprinter Diesel Multiple Units (DMU).
Siemens Mobility North America President and CEO Marc Buncher talks with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono about the 2022 North American rail market. What are the opportunities for the passenger rail