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Japan to supply Indian freight corridor locos INDIAN Railways (IR) has confirmed that it will select one of two Japanese suppliers within the next few months for a contract to supply 200 electric freight locomotives for use on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Delhi to Mumbai.
grindrod-locomotives-arrive-in-cameroon
MANAGERS from Cameroon railway concessionaire Camrail and government representatives visited the port of Douala on April 18 to witness the unloading of two new GL30SCM DC diesel locomotives. Grindrod Locomotives, South Africa, is supplying an initial...
traxx-last-mile-completes-norwegian-tests
BOMBARDIER has completed a three-week programme of endurance testing on the Norwegian rail network using a Traxx AC Last Mile locomotive owned by leasing company Railpool. The locomotive was evaluated on the Oslo – Bergen line,...
cnr-delivers-diesel-locomotives-to-dr-congo
CNR Beijing, China, has delivered 18 six-axle CKD8C1 diesel-electric locomotives to Democratic Republic of Congo National Railways (SNCC). The 1067mm-gauge units were ordered by SNCC in December 2013 as part of DR Congo's Multimodal Transport Project,...
ge-tests-tier-4-evolution-series-engine
GE Transportation announced on April 9 that it has completed the first production test of its new Evolution Series diesel engine, which is compliant with the latest US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions...
first-broad-gauge-vectron-arrives-in-finland
FINLAND's VR Group has received its first 1524mm-gauge electric Vectron locomotive from Siemens, which will be used for testing purposes, ahead of delivery from early 2016 of the first 10 units from a €320m order...
kazakh-electric-locos-enter-service
THE first KZ4AT four-axle passenger locomotive for Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) entered service on the Astana – Kokshetau route at the end of March. KTZ placed an order with Alstom and Transmashholding (TMH) in March 2010 for...
japan-to-supply-indian-freight-corridor-locos
INDIAN Railways (IR) has confirmed that it will select one of two Japanese suppliers within the next few months for a contract to supply 200 electric freight locomotives for use on the Western Dedicated Freight...
emd-delivers-more-locos-to-ferromex
ELECTRO-MOTIVE Diesel (EMD) has delivered the first 10 units from a batch of 19 SD70ACe six-axle diesel-electric locomotives ordered last year by Ferromex. All of the locomotives from the latest batch are due to enter service...
ge-to-supply-100-locomotives-to-angola
GE Transportation (GE) has secured a contract from AEnergia to supply 100 C30ACi locomotives to Angolan National Railways (INCFA) to boost railfreight services in the country. Manufacturing of the six-axle diesel electric locomotives will take place...
bls-orders-15-siemens-vectron-locos
SWISS freight operator BLS Cargo has confirmed an order for 15 new Siemens Vectron locomotives for use on the Rhine-Alpine corridor between Rotterdam and Melzo in northern Italy. The locomotives will be delivered in three phases...