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Alstom launches production at Indian locomotive plant ALSTOM announced on October 11 that it has begun production at its new locomotive manufacturing facility at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar, which will build a new generation of electric locomotives for Indian Railways.
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NEW JERSEY Transit (NJ Transit) has decided to exercise an option with Bombardier for 17 additional ALP45DP electro-diesel locomotives to replace life-expired motive power in its fleet. The total value of the contract with Bombardier is...
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A handover ceremony was held at Transnet Engineering’s assembly plant in Durban on December 7 to mark the acceptance of the first class 23E Traxx Africa electric locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail (TFR). Bombardier was awarded...
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THE first ACS-64 electric locomotive for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has left Siemens’ plant in Sacramento, California, bound for Philadelphia. Septa’s chief press officer Mr Andrew Busch told IRJ that the first locomotive began its...
metrans-orders-more-traxx-locomotives-from-bombardier
GERMAN rail freight operator Metrans has awarded a contract to Bombardier for an additional 10 Traxx F140MS multi-system electric locomotives in order to be able to operate more trains using its own motive power. The 5.7MW...
turkey-to-start-production-of-electric-locomotives
TURKEY’s transport, maritime and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan announced on November 29 the start of a project to build 500 main line electric locomotives by 2023. The E-5000 locomotive will be produced by Tubitak Marmara...
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A double handover ceremony was held at Bombardier’s plant in Kassel, Germany, on November 30 to mark the delivery of the first three Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives from an order for up to 52 AC...
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CRRC and Rolls-Royce Power Systems have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which includes a commitment by CRRC to consider MTU engines from Rolls-Royce for its locomotives and diesel trains, and for the two companies to...
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THE first of 30 class BB36000 locomotives being overhauled by Alstom to extend their life has been completed for locomotive leasing company Akiem. Alstom originally won a contract in April 2016 to conduct a mid-life overhaul...
bangladesh-railway-to-order-40-locomotives
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) has issued a call for tender for the supply of 40 1676mm-gauge diesel-electric locomotives. The contract will include commissioning and trial running of the locomotives as well as training BR engineers.The contract...
russian-diesel-locomotives-delivered-to-cuba
JUST in time for the celebration of the 180th anniversary of Cuban Railways, which took place on November 19, the first seven class TGM8KM diesel locomotives for Cuban Union Railways (UFC) completed their journey to...

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