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Kazakh broad-gauge locomotive on test in Poland A TE33A locomotive built by JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, is undergoing trials with Polish operator PKP LHS on its 394km 1520mm-gauge line which links a steelworks near Katowice with the Ukrainian border.
german-authorisation-for-škoda-109e
GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has granted Škoda Transportation a Supplementary Authorisation to Place in Service (SAPS) for its type 109E electric locomotive, enabling the design to operate in regular service on the German railway...
kazakh-broad-gauge-locomotive-on-test-in-poland
A TE33A locomotive built by JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ), Kazakhstan, is undergoing trials with Polish operator PKP LHS on its 394km 1520mm-gauge line which links a steelworks near Katowice with the Ukrainian border. The six-axle...
bombardier-to-sell-minority-stake-in-rail-business
AFTER several weeks of rumours in the financial press, Bombardier confirmed on May 7 that it will sell a minority stake in its rail business Bombardier Transportation through an initial public offering (IPO), which will...
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...