FOLLOW US:

Locomotives

image
More Kazakh locomotives for Kyrgyzstan KYRGYZ Railways (KTZ) signed a contract with JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, on March 31 for a second batch of TE33A Evolution Series locomotives.
WESTPORT Innovations, Canada, has delivered the first of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), United States, which is developing a pilot low-pressure LNG:diesel dual-fuel locomotive for...
more-kazakh-locomotives-for-kyrgyzstan
KYRGYZ Railways (KTZ) signed a contract with JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, on March 31 for a second batch of TE33A Evolution Series locomotives. LKZ has already suppled an initial batch of five of the...
dutch-traxx-locomotives-grounded
AT the request of manufacturer Bombardier, Netherlands Railways (NS) withdrew its entire fleet of Traxx F140 MS (class 186) multi-system locomotives from service on April 8 due to excessive pantograph wear. NS and the High Speed...
german-rail-industry-achieves-record-sales-in-2013
THE German Rail Industry Association (VDB) says sales of railway equipment increased by 42% in 2013 to a new record of €14.9bn compared with weak performance in 2012.Growth was fuelled by a 56% increase in...
tasrail-receives-new-wagons-and-locomotives
TASRAIL, the operator of the 1067mm-gauge freight network in the Australian state of Tasmania, held a ceremony at its Brighton Transport Hub on March 31 to mark the delivery of the last of 209 new...
new-european-loco-leaser-orders-vectrons
AMERICAN private equity firm KKR has confirmed that it has established European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), which is based in Austria and Germany, and will provide full-service locomotive leasing solutions for freight and passenger operators in...
more-chinese-locomotives-for-australia
CSR Qishuyan Locomotive Company, China, has completed a batch of five SDA2 diesel locomotives, which will be used by Pacific National (PN), Australia, on the 1067mm-gauge heavy-haul coal network in central Queensland. The six-axle ac traction...
traxx-multi-engine-diesels-ordered-for-schleswig-holstein
BOMBARDIER announced on March 19 that it has received an order worth around €60m for 15 Traxx DE ME multi-engine diesel locomotives from Germany-based financial joint venture Paribus-DIF Netz West Lokomotiven. The 160km/h locomotives will be...
us-states-conclude-locomotive-order
THE Illinois Department of Transportation (Idot) has formally awarded a $US 228m contract to Siemens and Cummins to supply 32 diesel-electric locomotives for use on Amtrak services in the states of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri...
transnet-south-africa-orders-1064-locomotives
TRANSNET celebrated its biggest-ever locomotive order on March 17, when it signed contracts worth Rand 50bn ($US 4.7bn) with four international suppliers for a total of 1064 locomotives for its Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) subsidiary. CSR...