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NS orders more Traxx locomotives from Bombardier NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has exercised a second and final option with Bombardier for eight additional class 186 Traxx multi-system electric locomotives, taking its fleet to 45 units.
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THE first of two Alstom H3 hybrid shunting locomotives for Metrans, the open-access rail freight subsidiary of Hamburg Ports and Logistics (HHLA), has entered service in the Port of Hamburg. The three-axle 100km/h H3 is powered...
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HECTOR Rail, a Swedish open access operator, has signed an agreement with Siemens for the delivery of five new electric Vectron locomotives with an option for 15 more, which is valid until 2021. Three of the...
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SOUTHERN California locomotive commuter rail operator Metrolink unveiled its first EMD F125 diesel locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station on July 18. The F125 is compliant with the latest US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier...
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UKRAINIAN Railways (UZ) and Bombardier have pledged to explore the possibility of jointly producing locomotives in Ukraine under a memorandum of understanding which was signed in Kiev on July 11 by UZ chairman Mr Wojciech...
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THE board of KiwiRail has approved the acquisition of 15 additional DL class locomotives from CRRC Corporation subsidiary Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock for delivery in 2018, despite ongoing issues with asbestos contamination with the...
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SIEMENS-SINARA joint venture Ural Locomotives celebrated the sixth anniversary of its plant at Verkhnyaya Pyshma near Yekaterinburg on July 1 with the rollout of the 600th class 82 2ES6 double-unit freight locomotive for Russian Railways...
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Over 700 employees attended a ceremony to mark the rollout of the 1000th locomotive from GE Manufacturing Solutions' plant in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 7, three-and-a-half years after the start of production at the...
ugl-secures-first-australian-powerhaul-order
AUSTRALIAN locomotive manufacturer and maintenance provider UGL has announced it will supply three 1067mm-gauge PH37 PowerHaul locomotives to Pacific National (PN), the first order for the type from an Australian customer. The order forms part of...
akiem-secures-loan-to-refinance-leasing-business
EUROPEAN locomotive leasing company Akiem has secured a €125m loan from HSH Nordbank, Germany, which is participating as a mandated lead arranger in providing refinancing for Akiem.The loan forms part a €750m refinancing of Akiem...
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BOMBARDIER formally handed over the first Traxx AC Last Mile locomotive for Austrian rail freight operator LTE at a ceremony in Graz on June 27. The locomotive, which is designated class 1187 under the Austrian numbering...