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Siemens and Mapna to build locomotives for Iran SIEMENS and Mapna, Iran, will supply 50 diesel locomotives to Iranian Islamic Republic Railways (RAI) under an agreement signed by German federal industry minister Mr Sigmar Gabriel during an official visit to Tehran this week.
bombardier-locomotives-approved-for-use-in-gotthard-base-tunnel
WITH just weeks to go before the start of full commercial operations, Switzerland’s Federal Transport Office (BAV) has approved the use of Bombardier Traxx locomotives in the Gotthard Base Tunnel following the installation of an...
bombardier-delivers-locomotives-to-rheincargo
THE first three Traxx AC3 electric locomotives for German open-access rail freight operator RheinCargo was handed over at Bombardier’s Kassel plant on November 25. The remaining seven locomotives will be delivered by the end of the...
abb-wins-order-to-supply-1600-transformers
ABB announced on November 15 that it has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 double-unit prima electric new freight locomotives for India. ABB will supply 50Hz underframe traction transformers for...
crrc-delivers-radio-controlled-locomotives-to-vietnam
The final batch of three CRRC Dalian type CKD0B diesel shunting locomotives for Formosa Plastics’ steel mill at Ha Tinh in Vietnam was shipped from the port of Dalian on November 14. CRRC Dalian is supplying...
mtu-upgrades-south-african-engine-plant
ROLLS-ROYCE reopened its MTU plant in Cape Town, South Africa, on October 27 following the completion of a Rand 50m ($US 3.6m) upgrading project which will enable the facility to localise the manufacturing of over...
sar-takes-delivery-of-specialised-freight-wagons
SAUDI Railway Company (SAR) has started to take delivery of 1186 tank wagons for the transport of sulphur and phosphoric acid for operation of the 2750km North-South Railway.The wagons are of three types and comprise...
crrc-diesel-locomotives-shipped-to-argentina
THE first two CRRC diesel locomotives for Argentina’s metre-gauge Belgrano Cargas network were loaded onto a ship at Lujong port in Shanghai on October 15 in readiness for the start of their sea voyage to...
new-york-city-transit-seeks-dual-mode-locomotives
NEW York City Transit (NYC Transit) is seeking expressions of interest by November 30 for the supply of dual-mode locomotives for use on the Subway network and a battery car mover/shunter.The dual-mode locomotive would need...
wiener-lokalbahnen-orders-traxx-locomotives
AUSTRIAN open-access rail freight operator Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo has awarded Bombardier a contract to supply three Traxx AC3 electric locomotives with last mile diesel engines for shunting on non-electrified sidings. The 15kV ac locomotives will be...
lyudinovo-finalises-cuban-locomotive-design
REPRESENTATIVES from Cuban Union Railways (UFC) and Lyudinovo Locomotive Works (LTZ), Russia together with other suppliers within the Sinara group have begun to finalize the specifications for a new fleet of diesel-hydraulic locomotives ordered by...