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Indian Railways opens locomotive plant bids ALSTOM and GE Transportation have emerged as lowest-price bidders for contracts with a combined value of around Rs 23bn ($US 348m) to establish two new locomotive assembly plants in the Indian state of Bihar.
indian-railways-opens-bids-for-locomotive-plants
ALSTOM and GE Transportation have emerged as lowest-price bidders for contracts with a combined value of around Rs 23bn ($US 348m) to establish two new locomotive assembly plants in the Indian state of Bihar. Indian Railways...
testing-underway-of-belarus’-new-chinese-locos
TESTING and commissioning is underway of the first of 18 7.2MW electric locomotives built by CRRC subsidiary Datong Locomotive Works for Belarus Railways (BC).BC placed the order for the six-axle locomotives during a state visit...
russia’s-first-locomotive-company-unveils-new-loco
THE first locomotive produced by First Locomotive Company, the joint venture of Zavod Metallokonstrukcii and Bombardier, was unveiled at a ceremony held at the joint venture's Engels plant in Saratov region, Russia, on August 19.   The multi-system...
cd-cargo-to-order-multi-system-locomotives
CZECH railfreight operator CD Cargo announced on August 14 it is launching a tender worth an estimated Koruna 550m ($US 22.7m) for a contract to supply five ETCS Level 2-equipped multi-system electric locomotives, with an...
first-locomotive-for-finlands-fennia-rail-on-test
The first of three six-axle type 774.7F locomotives being supplied by CZ Loko, Czech Republic, to Finnish open-access operator Fennia Rail was delivered to the Velim test track in the Czech Republic for testing in...
marc-to-replace-electric-locomotives-with-diesels
MARYLAND Transit Administration (MTA) has decided to phase out its fleet of four AEM7 and six HHP8 electric locomotives used on Marc commuter services on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and replace them with eight new...
israel-railways-receives-freight-locomotives
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has taken delivery of the first two units from an order for six NGT26CW diesel-electric locomotives, ordered from National Railway Equipment (NRE), United States, and assembled by TZV Gredelj, Croatia. The 125-tonne six-axle...
bombardier-selected-for-israel-railways-electric-locomotive-order
THE tendering committee of Israel Railways (IR) has selected Bombardier as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 62 electric locomotives as part of a project to electrify 420km of the national network. The 160km/h Traxx...
azerbaijan-receives-kazakh-built-locomotives
THE first of 10 1520mm-gauge TE33A diesel locomotives ordered by Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) from JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, was officially handed over to ADY chairman Mr Javid Gurbanov at a ceremony in Baku...
chinese-locomotives-shipped-to-saudi-arabia
CHINA's CRRC Corporation has shipped the first two units from an order for eight six-axle diesel locomotives from Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO). The SDD17 locomotives were ordered last December and built by CRRC subsidiary Qishuyan Locomotive...