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GE delivers Roy Hill locos to Australia THE chairman of Australian mining company Hancock Prospecting Mrs Gina Rhinehart marked the delivery of the locomotive fleet for the new Roy Hill heavy-haul railway in Western Australia's Pilbara region on March 23, when she named the first unit Ginny in a ceremony at Port Hedland.
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GE Transportation (GE) has secured a contract from AEnergia to supply 100 C30ACi locomotives to Angolan National Railways (INCFA) to boost railfreight services in the country. Manufacturing of the six-axle diesel electric locomotives will take place...
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SWISS freight operator BLS Cargo has confirmed an order for 15 new Siemens Vectron locomotives for use on the Rhine-Alpine corridor between Rotterdam and Melzo in northern Italy. The locomotives will be delivered in three phases...
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DESPITE recording a 1.8% increase in group sales in 2014 to €1.32bn, Vossloh reported a negative Ebit of €171.6m as the company's restructuring plan continues to impact its performance. A comprehensive company status appraisal, which was...
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THE chairman of Australian mining company Hancock Prospecting Mrs Gina Rhinehart marked the delivery of the locomotive fleet for the new Roy Hill heavy-haul railway in Western Australia's Pilbara region on March 23, when she...
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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) is to test the Erex IT energy management and billing system on 50 of its freight locomotives developed by the Eress consortium of five European infrastructure managers and one railway. Erex...
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BOMBARDIER has handed over the first of 15 Traxx DE ME multi-engine diesel locomotives ordered last year Germany-based financial joint venture Paribus-DIF Netz West Lokomotiven for use on regional passenger services in northern Germany. The €60m...
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PASSENGER Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has confirmed it expects its new Vossloh Afro 4000 diesel locomotives to enter service on long-distance mainline passenger trains within the next two months. Prasa has recently accepted a...
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RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has begun six months of trials with the first of 32 diesel locomotives being supplied by Sinara for the 1067mm-gauge network on the Pacific island of Sakhalin. Sinara has delivered two of the...
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THE Brazilian Railway Industry Association (Abifer) says that Brazilian rail vehicles industry production increased substantially in 2014, with the industrial sector producing and delivering 4703 freight wagons, which was more than double the 2280 produced...
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BOMBARDIER formally handed over the last of 19 Traxx F140 MS (class 186) multi-system electric locomotives for Netherlands Railways (NS) in a ceremony at the Dutch Railway Museum in Utrecht on February 6. The ETCS Level...