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EMD delivers more class 66s to GB Railfreight THE first five of 21 additional EMD JTW42CWR (class 66) diesel locomotives for British operator GB Railfreight were unloaded at the port Newport in Wales on July 11 after completing their sea voyage across the Atlantic from the United States.
emd-delivers-more-class-66s-to-gb-railfreight
THE first five of 21 additional EMD JTW42CWR (class 66) diesel locomotives for British operator GB Railfreight were unloaded at the port Newport in Wales on July 11 after completing their sea voyage across the...
australian-operator-installs-remote-locomotive-monitoring
CO-OPERATIVE Bulk Handling Group (CBH), Western Australia, has awarded a contract to Wi-Tronix, United States, to equip its locomotive fleet with a remote monitoring and hosting system.Under the contract, Wi-Tronix will equip CBH locomotives with...
rift-valley-railways-to-invest-$us-100m-this-year
RIFT Valley Railways (RVR), the concessionaire which operates the 1900km metre-gauge network in Kenya and Uganda, has announced capital investment will exceed $US 100m this year. Investments will include 20 new GE locomotives and 1400 wagons...
emd-secures-african-locomotive-orders
EMD has secured four separate orders to supply locomotives to customers in Africa. The orders include 15-18 GT42AC units for Botswana Railways (BR); 13 GT38 LC-3s for Tanzania Railways, which will be assembled by DCD in...
azerbaijan-railways-to-order-62-electric-locomotives
AZERBAIJAN Railways (ADY) has issued a tender for technical supervision and technical support services in preparation for the procurement of 62 electric locomotives for the Baku – Beyuk – Kesik corridor, which is currently being...
multi-system-vectron-approved-for-use-in-germany
GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has issued an Authorisation to Place into Service for the multi-system variant of Siemens' Vectron electric locomotive. The 200km/h locomotives have a nominal rating of up to 6.4MW and are capable...
swiss-russian-genset-locomotive-contract-signed
A genset locomotive is to be developed for Russia and neighbouring CIS countries following an agreement between Russia's Yakutia Railways and Molinari Rail, Switzerland. The contract was signed by Mr Aleksandr Kurchatov, technical director of...
restructuring-to-plunge-vossloh-into-red-this-year
VOSSLOH's new management team has announced a major restructuring of the company to improve its long-term profitability, but with additional costs of up to €250m Vossloh says it expects to lose between €150m and €180m...
vdb-urges-further-improvements-to-train-certification-in-germany
ONE year after steps were taken to speed up Germany's tortuous and costly train certification process, the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) says progress has been made, but the certification of modernised vehicles is still...
first-gas-reciprocating-engine-locomotive-on-test-in-russia
TEST running will begin soon at Egorshino depot in the Sverdlosvsk region of Russia of what is claimed to be the world's first gas-reciprocating-engine locomotive. The TEM19 locomotive was designed by the Russian Institute of...