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GE Transportation hands over first Evolution Series locomotive for Indian Railways GE Transportation officially presented the first of 1000 Evolution Series diesel locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) to Mr Ashwin Lohani, chairman of the IR board, at a ceremony at Alambagh depot in Lucknow on February 22.
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NEWAG presented its new Dragon 2 locomotive at a ceremony at Poland’s Railway Research Institute Operations Centre in Żmigród on July 12, attended by Poland’s minister of infrastructure Mr Andrzej Adamczyk and deputy minister Mr...
septa-unveils-first-siemens-acs-64-electric-locomotive
THE first of 15 Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotives delivered to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) was unveiled at a ceremony and made its inaugural run in revenue service on July 11. Purchased under Act 89, Pennsylvania's...
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GE Transportation unveiled its first nearly-completed TE33A locomotive bound for Ukrainian Railways (UZ) in Erie, United States, on June 10. The first of 30 12-cylinder 3355kW units should be transported to the Ukraine in a...
poland-investigates-use-of-hydrogen-fuel-for-rail-freight
POLISH coal mining company JSW and national rail freight operator PKP Cargo have agreed to cooperate to research, analyse and possibly produce new types of hydrogen-powered freight wagons and shunting locomotives.The two companies signed a...
bombardier-unveils-traxx-ms3-freight-locomotive
BOMBARDIER presented its new Traxx MS3 freight locomotive to freight operators at its Kassel plant in Germany on July 4.The Traxx MS3 multi-system electric locomotive is the latest in the Traxx family and has last-mile...
alstom-presents-first-prima-t8-for-azerbaijan-railways
ALSTOM presented the first Prima T8 AZ8A electric freight locomotive for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) on June 27 during an event at its site in Astana, Kazakhstan.The Alstom/Transmashholding (TMH) joint venture EKZ is manufacturing 40 units...
progress-rail-to-rebuild-canadian-pacific-locomotives
CANADIAN Pacific (CP) has awarded Progress Rail a contract to rebuild 30 EMD SD90MAC six-axle diesel locomotives to SD70ACU specification. The work will be carried out at Progress Rail’s facilities in Mayfield, Kentucky, and Muncie, Indiana,...
egp-to-lease-siemens-smartron-locomotives
GERMAN open-access operator Potsdam Railway Company (EGP) is set to become the debut customer for Siemens’ new Smartron electric locomotive after signing a contract on June 21 to lease three units for delivery next year. Based...
db-signs-framework-contract-with-crrc-for-hybrid-locomotives
GERMAN Rail (DB) has signed a framework agreement with CRRC Zhuzhou for 20 “AZLok” hybrid shunting locomotives to be used by infrastructure manager DB Netz, possibly as maintenance and emergency vehicles, the first time the...
kansas-city-southern-orders-50-locomotives-from-ge
GE Transportation confirmed on June 21 that the Mexican and US rail subsidiaries of Kansas City Southern will acquire a combined total of 50 GE Evolution Series locomotives. The six-axle ET44AC locomotives will be compliant with...

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