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GE to end locomotive production at Erie plant GE Transportation announced on July 27 that locomotive production will cease at its plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, at the end of next year with the loss of 575 jobs.
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SIEMENS announced on August 9 that it is establishing a new locomotive service hub at New Castle, Delaware, to remotely monitor the operation of Siemens locomotives across the United States. Siemens Digital Rail Services staff based...
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THE first fully-painted ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has emerged from GE Transportation’s plant in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 3 and is due to be shipped to India within the next...
db-signs-framework-contract-for-100-siemens-locomotives
GERMAN freight operator DB Cargo has signed a framework agreement with Siemens for the delivery of 100 Vectron locomotives. The first call is for 60 multisystem electric locomotives, with delivery beginning at the end of 2017,...
bombardier-ships-first-traxx-locomotive-for-israel
THE first of 62 Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives for Israel Railways (IR) was loaded onto the Normed Antwerpen at the port of Bremen on July 31 in readiness for the first leg of its sea...
pkp-intercity-launches-locomotive-tender
PKP Intercity, Poland’s national long-distance passenger operator, has launched a tender for the supply and maintenance of 20 160km/h electric locomotives with an option for an additional 10 units.Maintenance must be carried out according to...
ge-to-end-locomotive-production-at-erie-plant
GE Transportation announced on July 27 that locomotive production will cease at its plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, at the end of next year with the loss of 575 jobs. The company said in a statement that...
db-cargo-awards-siemens-predictive-maintenance-contract
GERMAN Rail’s (DB) freight subsidiary DB Cargo has awarded Siemens a contract to upgrade its locomotive fleet with condition-based, predictive maintenance. The upgrades will be applied to Class Siemens 170 and 191 Vectrons as well as...
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CZECH Railways (CD) has ordered 12 EffiShunter 300 shunting locomotives from CZ Loko to replace class 714 locomotives, which were built in the mid-1990s. The two-axle 60km/h 36-tonne locomotives will be equipped with digital control systems,...
siemens-receives-500th-vectron-locomotive-order
EUROPEAN Locomotive Leasing (ELL) has ordered an additional eight Vectron locomotives from Siemens, taking Siemens’ total order of Vectron locomotives to 507. The multisystem 6.4MW 200km/h locomotives will be leased by ELL to Czech Railways (CD)...
db-puts-class-120-locomotives-up-for-sale
GERMAN Rail (DB) is offering its fleet of class 120.1 and 120.2 electric locomotive fleet for sale to new owners. The 5.6MW 15kv AC 200km/h class 120.1 locomotives are mostly in use with DB Long Distance,...

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