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ÖBB selects Siemens for electric locomotive order SIEMENS has emerged as preferred bidder for a contract to supply up to 200 electric freight locomotives to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB).
captrain-deutschland-orders-multi-system-locomotives
BOMBARDIER announced on June 20 that it will provide six Traxx MS multi-system electric locomotives to Captrain Germany for cross-border freight transport in Europe, mainly in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. “The Bombardier Traxx multi-system locomotives’...
öbb-selects-siemens-for-electric-locomotive-order
SIEMENS has emerged as preferred bidder for a contract to supply up to 200 electric freight locomotives to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). The framework contract calls for 100 standard freight locomotives, 50 Last Mile locomotives equipped...
trains-with-brains-driving-efficiency-through-digitisation
WHEN it comes to a network business like rail, a small improvement in efficiency can have massive operational impacts. According to GE Transportation, the US rail freight industry experiences 500,000 delays a year and one...
crrc-to-supply-locomotives-to-macedonia
CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation’s (CRRC) Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive subsidiary announced on January 12 it has signed an €8m contract with Macedonia’s national freight and passenger operator MẐ Transport to supply four electric locomotives. The locomotives...
crrc-completes-delivery-of-first-locomotives-for-kenya
CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has successfully delivered the first six Df8B freight locomotives which will operate on the new standard-gauge railway in between Mombasa, and Nairobi, Kenya. CRRC is also set to deliver four...
db-signs-technology-partnership-with-toshiba
GERMAN Rail’s rail freight division DB Cargo has agreed a technology partnership with Toshiba, Japan, including the development of hybrid locomotives, first mooted at InnoTrans, and the sale and lease-back of electric locomotives in conjunction...
alstom-to-provide-freight-locomotive-maintenance-in-mexico
ALSTOM announced on January 9 that it has been awarded a contract by Mexican railway operator Ferromex to provide maintenance for 219 locomotives for five years. The locomotives will be maintained at Ferromex depots located in...
crrc-rolls-out-locos-for-nigeria-and-serbia
CRRC Dalian rolled out the first two CDD3B1 diesel locomotives for Nigeria at its plant in China on January 5. The units will provide passenger services on the 186.5km standard-gauge Abuja - Kaduna railway, which...
mgb-orders-new-locomotives-from-stadler
SWITZERLAND’s Matterhorn Gotthard Railway (MGB) signed a contract with Stadler on January 6 for the delivery of seven metre-gauge locomotives comprising two electric shunting locomotives, a diesel-electric shunting locomotive and four diesel-electric locomotives for use...
moldovan-railways-to-order-new-locomotives
MOLDOVAN Railways (CFM) has issued an international invitation to tender for a contract to supply 12-15 locomotives and rehabilitate maintenance facilities. The order, which is part of CFM’s restructuring and modernisation programme, is being co-financed by...