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Pesa orders MTU engines for Polish locomotives PESA, Poland, has awarded a contract to MTU for 10 series 4000 R84 engines to power Gama 111Db locomotives being built for Polish long-distance passenger operator PKP Intercity.
pesa-orders-mtu-engines-for-polish-locomotives
PESA, Poland, has awarded a contract to MTU for 10 series 4000 R84 engines to power Gama 111Db locomotives being built for Polish long-distance passenger operator PKP Intercity. The engines feature exhaust gas recycling, common...
WESTPORT Innovations, Canada, has delivered the first of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), United States, which is developing a pilot low-pressure LNG:diesel dual-fuel locomotive for...
more-kazakh-locomotives-for-kyrgyzstan
KYRGYZ Railways (KTZ) signed a contract with JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, on March 31 for a second batch of TE33A Evolution Series locomotives. LKZ has already suppled an initial batch of five of the...
dutch-traxx-locomotives-grounded
AT the request of manufacturer Bombardier, Netherlands Railways (NS) withdrew its entire fleet of Traxx F140 MS (class 186) multi-system locomotives from service on April 8 due to excessive pantograph wear. NS and the High Speed...
german-rail-industry-achieves-record-sales-in-2013
THE German Rail Industry Association (VDB) says sales of railway equipment increased by 42% in 2013 to a new record of €14.9bn compared with weak performance in 2012.Growth was fuelled by a 56% increase in...
tasrail-receives-new-wagons-and-locomotives
TASRAIL, the operator of the 1067mm-gauge freight network in the Australian state of Tasmania, held a ceremony at its Brighton Transport Hub on March 31 to mark the delivery of the last of 209 new...
new-european-loco-leaser-orders-vectrons
AMERICAN private equity firm KKR has confirmed that it has established European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), which is based in Austria and Germany, and will provide full-service locomotive leasing solutions for freight and passenger operators in...
more-chinese-locomotives-for-australia
CSR Qishuyan Locomotive Company, China, has completed a batch of five SDA2 diesel locomotives, which will be used by Pacific National (PN), Australia, on the 1067mm-gauge heavy-haul coal network in central Queensland. The six-axle ac traction...
traxx-multi-engine-diesels-ordered-for-schleswig-holstein
BOMBARDIER announced on March 19 that it has received an order worth around €60m for 15 Traxx DE ME multi-engine diesel locomotives from Germany-based financial joint venture Paribus-DIF Netz West Lokomotiven. The 160km/h locomotives will be...
us-states-conclude-locomotive-order
THE Illinois Department of Transportation (Idot) has formally awarded a $US 228m contract to Siemens and Cummins to supply 32 diesel-electric locomotives for use on Amtrak services in the states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri...