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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).
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,...
transnamib-augments-fleet-with-ge-locos
NAMIBIA's state-owned railway TransNamib is seeking to acquire 21 secondhand GE U20C diesel locomotives following problems with new Chinese-built motive power. TransNamib has already secured 10 U20Cs from South Africa's Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), which will...
alstom-ups-stake-in-kazakh-loco-jv
ALSTOM has agreed to purchase an additional 25% stake in its Kazakhstan locomotive joint venture EKZ from Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) increasing its holding to 50%, which will expand the company's scope to include maintenance activities...
vossloh-to-sell-its-transportation-division
THE Supervisory Board of Vossloh has announced a new strategy for the company which involves focussing on its track products and activities and divesting its locomotive and LRV business by 2017.Vossloh's rail infrastructure division will...
prasa-unveils-first-vossloh-locomotive
PASSENGER Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) CEO Mr Mosenngwa Mofi attended the unveiling of the first Vossloh Euro 4000 diesel locomotive for the agency's long-distance main line services at a ceremony in Cape Town...
cz-loko-wins-finnish-locomotive-order
FINNISH open-access operator Fennia Rail has awarded CZ Loko, Czech Republic, a contract to supply three 1524mm-gauge six-axle type 774.7F diesel locomotives, which it will use to launch freight operations in Finland at the end...
bnsf-sets-2015-capital-budget-at-$us-6bn
BNSF announced on November 20 that it has set its 2015 capital budget for maintenance and investment at $US 6bn, around $US 400m higher than initial projections. 2015 is the third year in a row that...
regiojet-leases-vectrons-for-slovakia
CZECH open-access long-distance operator RegioJet has taken delivery of the first of three Siemens Vectron locomotives, which are being leased from European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) under a five-year contract. The first locomotive arrived in the Czech...
rebuilt-latvian-locomotives-to-have-mtu-engines
LATVIA Railways (LDZ) has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce for 28 MTU engines to power 14 class 2M62U locomotives which are to be rebuilt by CZ Loco, Czech Republic. The locomotives are to be completely...
bnsf-tests-high-adhesion-locomotive
BNSF is testing an SD40 locomotive which has been modified by National Railway Equipment (NRE) to increase its tractive effort and adhesion. The six-axle locomotive has been equipped by NRE with a remanufactured 2460kW 645E3-AR10-D78s...