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Alpha Trains receives Euro 4000 locomotives from Stadler EUROPEAN rolling stock leasing company Alpha Trains has taken delivery of six Euro 4000 diesel-electric locomotives from Stadler’s Valencia plant for operation on cross-border freight services between Spain and Portugal.
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FRENCH National Railways’ (SNCF) leasing subsidiary Akiem, has awarded a €20m contract to Alstom to carry out mid-life overhauls on 23 BB 36000 electric locomotives. The contract follows an initial agreement signed in April 2016 for...
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EGYPT’s Ministry of Transport and Egyptian National Railways (ENR) has signed a letter of intent with GE Transportation for the acquisition of 100 ES30ACi Light Evolution Series diesel locomotives in a deal worth $US 575m. In...
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EUROPEAN rolling stock leasing company Alpha Trains has taken delivery of six Euro 4000 diesel-electric locomotives from Stadler’s Valencia plant for operation on cross-border freight services between Spain and Portugal.Six locomotives have been supplied of...
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PAKISTAN Railways (PR) signed a contract with GE Transportation in Islamabad on June 7 for 20 1676mm-gauge C20EMP diesel locomotives. The dc traction 1.72MW mixed-traffic locomotives will operate primarily on the Lahore - Karachi line but...
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BRAZILIAN mining company Vale and GE Transportation announced on June 5, an agreement to install GE’s Trip Optimizer on 114 Vale locomotives across Brazil. The automated system, which records data, analyses route topology and conditions, and...
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SINARA Transport Machines (STM) handed over the first class TGM8KM diesel hydraulic locomotive for Cuban Railways Union Railways (UFC) at its plant in Lyudinovo, Russia, on May 30. STM is supplying 60 of the four-axle single-cab...
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AUSTRIAN-Hungarian rail freight operator Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) has exercised an option with Siemens for four additional Vectron electric locomotives. The first locomotive from the initial batch of five units was officially handed over by the manufacturer...
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THE first of 1000 1676mm-gauge Evolution Series locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) was unveiled at the company’s plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, on June 1. GE was awarded a $US 2.5bn contract in November 2015 to supply...
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A batch of 20 CRRC locomotives for Argentina’s 1676mm-gauge San Martín Railway was unloaded at the port of Buenos Aires on May 30. The six-axle units were built at CRRC’s plant in Qishuyan, China, and are...
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SWISS intermodal operator Hupac published its annual results on June 1, revealing volumes increased 11.5% in 2016 to 737,311 road consignments, an all-time record. Around 110 trains a day were in operation throughout Europe and to...

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