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NS takes delivery of first Traxx locomotive NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has received the first of 19 Traxx F140 MS multi-system electric locomotives from Bombardier, which will operate Dutch domestic services on HSL South following the cancellation of its order for AnsaldoBreda V250 trains.
akiem-orders-10-traxx-locomotives
LOCOMOTIVE leasing company Akiem has signed a contract worth €33m with Bombardier for the delivery of 10 140km/h Traxx DC locomotives, with an option for up to 10 additional units placing the value of the...
ns-takes-delivery-of-first-traxx-locomotive
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has received the first of 19 Traxx F140 MS multi-system electric locomotives from Bombardier, which will operate Dutch domestic services on HSL South following the cancellation of its order for AnsaldoBreda V250...
newag-rebuilds-diesel-locomotives-for-pkp-ic
THE first of 20 class SM42 single-cab diesel locomotives being rebuilt by Newag, Poland, for PKP Intercity (PKP IC) has entered service with the Polish long-distance operator. With the aid of a 70% grant from the...
pkp-cargo-to-order-multi-system-locomotives
POLAND's largest railfreight operator PKP Cargo announced on August 19 that it will invest nearly Zlotys 200m ($US 63.7m) in 10 new multi-system electric locomotives to support the expansion of its international business. PKP Cargo says...
tmh-unveils-13mw-electric-locomotive-for-rzd
TRANSMASHHOLDING (TMH) presented the first four-unit 4ES5 electric locomotive for Russian Railways (RZD) to the governor of the Rostov region Mr Vasiliy Golubev, and RZD president Mr Vladimir Yakunin at Rostov-on-Don station earlier this month. The...
transnet-secures-$us-563m-locomotive-loan
SOUTH AFRICAN state-owned rail and port operator Transnet has secured a Rand 6bn ($US 563m) funding guarantee from US export credit agency US-Exim to fund the acquisition of 233 diesel-electric locomotives from GE Transportation. The guarantee...
öbb-seeks-freight-locomotives-for-slovenia
ON August 7 Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) subsidiary ÖBB Produktion published a tender for five second-hand electric locomotives certified to operate in Slovenia. This appears to be an urgent case as ÖBB has given bidders just...
pacific-national-receives-genset-locomotives
PACIFIC National, Australia, has taken delivery of the first two of seven multi-engine N-ViroMotive locomotives from National Railway Equipment Company (NREC), United States. Pacific National will use the locomotives for shunting operations at the BlueScope steelworks...
israel-railways-invites-bids-for-its-first-electric-locos
ISREAL Railways (ISR) has launched a tender for the supply of between 62 and 78 25kV 50Hz electric locomotives with an option for more. The locomotives are required for ISR's electrification programme which is currently...
russian-double-unit-ac-electric-locomotive-certified
TRTrans, a 50:50 joint venture between Alstom and Transmashholding (TMH), Russia, has obtained certification for its new 2ES5 double-unit 25kV ac electric locomotive for Russian Railways (RZD). The 8.4MW freight locomotive is the first in...