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Alstom launches production at Indian locomotive plant ALSTOM announced on October 11 that it has begun production at its new locomotive manufacturing facility at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar, which will build a new generation of electric locomotives for Indian Railways.
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GENOA-based open-access rail freight operator InRail has awarded Siemens a contract to supply three Vectron electric locomotives. The order comprises one 3kV dc locomotive and two multi-system units, one of which will be equipped with a...
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MR Rafael Santana, president and CEO of GE Latin America, will take over from Ms Jamie Miller as president and CEO of GE Transportation on November 1 following Miller’s appointment as chief financial officer of...
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THE first ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) was unloaded at the Indian port of Mundra on October 11 after completing its sea voyage from the United States. GE was awarded a $US...
alstom-launches-production-at-indian-locomotive-plant
ALSTOM announced on October 11 that it has begun production at its new locomotive manufacturing facility at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar, which will build a new generation of electric locomotives for Indian...
alstom-presents-first-passenger-prima-for-azerbaijan
ALSTOM managing director for west and central Asia Mr Bernard Peille presented the first of 10 type AZ4A Prima passenger locomotives for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) to ADY deputy chairman Mr Hijran Valehov at the manufacturer’s...
indian-railways-to-build-fuel-cell-battery-locomotive
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans to build a hydrogen fuel cell and battery powered 300kW broad-gauge locomotive, and Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi has invited tenders by November 22 for components for the project.The locomotive will have...
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THE noise over the India government’s reported move to write-off the Rs 175bn ($US 2.8bn) contract for 1000 diesel locomotives it signed last November with GE died down on September 28, when railways minister Mr Piyush...
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IRJ at Trako 12th International Railway Fair, Gdansk, Poland: Polish long-distance operator PKP Intercity signed an agreement with Pesa Bydgoszcz and Poland’s Institute of Rail Vehicles (IPS Tabor) in Gdansk on September 27 to develop...
öbb-presents-prototype-hydrogen-powered-shunter
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has presented a second class 1063 prototype last mile locomotive, which has been fitted with batteries and a hydrogen power generator, at its workshop in Linz.  The 15kV ac locomotive, built by...
direct-rail-services-launches-tender-for-10-locomotives
BRITISH open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) has published a prior information notice in the Official Journal of the European Union for a contract to supply 10 new mixed-traffic diesel-electric locomotives. The contract has an estimated...

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