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Chinese metre-gauge locomotives arrive in Argentina THE first of 30 new metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives built by Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Ziyang arrived in Argentina on February 8.
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BRYANSK Engineering Plant (BMZ) has rolled out what is claimed to be Russia’s first triple-unit mainline diesel locomotive, which has been developed specifically for heavy freight operations on the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM). Each unit of the...
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CRRC Dalian, China, has shipped the first two units from a new batch of metre-gauge diesel locomotives for Myanmar Railways. The 100km/h mixed-traffic locomotives are designed specifically for Myanmar with three two-axle bogies to enable operation...
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TUNISIAN National Railways (SNCFT) signed a Dinars 167m ($US 73m) loan agreement with Tunisia’s Attijari Bank on February 20 to finance 20 series GT42AC locomotives ordered from Progress Rail last December. Attijari Bank will provide Dinars...
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ITALIAN State Railways (FS) rail freight subsidiaries TX Logistik and Mercitalia Rail have issued a non-binding call for expressions of interest (EOIs) for a contract to supply and maintain up to 125 electric locomotives. The order...
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A Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotive has arrived in the US state of Washington for certification testing on Amtrak’s Cascades Corridor, which links Eugene with Portland, Seattle and Vancouver. Illinois Department of Transportation awarded Siemens a $US...
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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has issued a tender for the purchase of up to 19 second-hand Siemens ER20 Eurorunner diesel locomotives (ÖBB class 2016). ÖBB currently operates a fleet of 100 of the four-axle diesel locomotives...
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KNORR-Bremse announced on February 15 that it will supply braking systems to Alstom’s 800 new Prima-E double locomotives for Indian Railways (IR). Alstom will supply the locomotives in a deal awarded in November 2015 worth Rs...
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THE first of 30 new metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives built by Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Ziyang arrived in Argentina on February 8. The locomotives were unloaded from the ship that had brought them from Shanghai in...
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CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (Cric) has issued tenders for contracts to supply 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 freight wagons to China Railway Corporation (CRC). The electric locomotive order is divided into three lots. These comprise 91...
azerbaijan-secures-loan-for-50-locomotives
THE government of Azerbaijan has secured a €277m loan from a consortium of Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and the French branch of HSBC Bank to purchase 50 locomotives for use on the Baku - Tbilisi...

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