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MTU to supply engines for Transnet locomotives CNR Dalian and its local South African consortium CNRRSSA have awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth around €100m to supply 232 MTU Series 4000 diesel engines for the fleet of 232 six-axle diesel locomotives ordered by Transnet last March.
mtu-to-supply-engines-for-transnet-locomotives
CNR Dalian and its local South African consortium CNRRSSA have awarded Rolls-Royce a contract worth around €100m to supply 232 MTU Series 4000 diesel engines for the fleet of 232 six-axle diesel locomotives ordered by...
vossloh’s-largest-shareholder-to-bid-for-company
KB Holding, which has a 29.99% holding in Vossloh, plans to offer between €48 and €49 per share for the remaining 70% of the company.This is considerably below Vossloh's current share price, which suggests that...
a-bridge-too-far?-african-suppliers-facing-unique-challenges
Several companies are benefiting from what is being dubbed a railway renaissance in Africa as new opportunities emerge in markets across the continent buoyed by a rush for mineral wealth. But things are far from...
developing-locomotives-for-desert-conditions
The reliable operation of diesel locomotives in desert conditions demands specific adaptations to cope with extreme temperatures, low humidity, and sand ingress. David Babinec, locomotive model line manager for EMD explains the development of motive...
pkp-cargo-to-order-multi-system-locomotives3548
POLAND's largest railfreight operator PKP Cargo has issued an international invitation to tender for a contract to supply and maintain 15 multi-system electric locomotives, with an option for five additional units, to support the expansion...
ns-unveils-low-emissions-locomotive
NORFOLK Southern (NS) has released the first of 25 low-emissions GP33ECO heavy shunting locomotives from its Juniata Locomotive Shop at Altoona, Pennsylvania, for mainline testing. The four-axle units are being rebuilt from EMD GP50 locomotives in...
csr-diesels-delivered-to-thailand
CSR Qishyuan, China, has begun delivery of an order for 20 six-axle metre-gauge SDA3 diesel locomotives for State Railway of Thailand (SRT). The first two of the 120km/h ac traction units were unloaded at the Thai...
BANGLADESH Railway (BR) has issued a tender for the supply of a fleet of 70 metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives. The contact includes commissioning and trial running of the locomotives, the training of BR engineers, and the...
bombardier-traxx-last-mile-comes-through-climatic-tests
FOLLOWING a successful return test journey from Hungary to Turkey, the Bombardier Traxx F140 ac Last Mile locomotive 187 009 passed climatic tests at Rail Tec Arsenal's wind tunnel in Vienna which were conducted over...
kazakh-built-locos-delivered-to-turkmenistan
JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, has delivered the first of a batch of 1520mm-gauge TE33A six-axle diesel locomotives for Turkmenistan Railways (TPK). TPK is planning to procure up to 18 of the ac traction locomotives,...