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First Brightline locomotive completes initial testing THE first of 10 diesel-electric locomotives being supplied to All Aboard Florida for its new Brightline inter-city service in Florida has completed initial track testing at the Siemens plant in Sacramento, California, and moved for the first time under its own power.
innotrans-2016-sets-new-attendance-record
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Messe Berlin, the organiser of the InnoTrans railway exhibition which took place in Berlin from September 20-23, says the event attracted 144,470 trade visitors - an increase of 4% compared with...
stadler-presents-class-88-locomotive-for-drs
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Stadler formally launched the new EuroDual bi-mode locomotive for British operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) at InnoTrans on September 20. Ten of the locomotives, designated class 88 in Britain, are being built...
vossloh-orders-mtu-stage-iiib-diesel-engines
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Rolls-Royce Power Systems has signed a letter of intent with Vossloh Locomotives for the supply of 44 MTU Series 4000 engines, which will be used in the fleet of DE18 locomotives...
öbb-evaluates-hybrid-shunting-locomotives
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) revealed its InnoShunt eHybrid shunting locomotive at InnoTrans on September 20. In 2014 ÖBB launched a tender for the trial conversion of 15kV ac class 1063 electric locomotives...
siemens-to-supply-last-mile-vectrons-to-railcare
RAILCARE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swiss retail group Coop, has awarded Siemens a contract to supply and maintain seven Vectron AC electric locomotives, which will be equipped with a last-mile diesel engine for operation on...
db-and-toshiba-to-develop-hybrid-locomotives
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: GERMAN Rail (DB), Toshiba and Henschel have annouced details of a project to covert older diesel locomotives to hybrid power. DB is planning the conversion of more than 300 diesel-hydraulic locomotives built...
progress-rail-launches-condition-based-locomotive-analytics
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Progress Rail launched its EMD Uptime condition-based analytics platform for locomotives in Berlin on September 21.EMD Uptime monitors locomotive fleets to increase reliability and optimise maintenance. Progress Rail says this should...
innotrans-to-expand-in-2018
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Speaking at the opening press conference for InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin, Dr Christian Göke, CEO of Messe Berlin, said a new exhibition hall will be ready in time for the 2018...
first-brightline-locomotive-completes-initial-testing
THE first of 10 diesel-electric locomotives being supplied to All Aboard Florida for its new Brightline inter-city service in Florida has completed initial track testing at the Siemens plant in Sacramento, California, and moved for...
alstom-to-end-production-at-belfort-plant
AFTER several months of speculation over the future of its Belfort facility, Alstom confirmed on September 7 that production will cease at the plant in 2018. Belfort specialises in the production of locomotives and TGV power...