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RZD receives first 2ES5 locomotives from TMH RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has received two 2ES5 dual-unit electric freight locomotives from Transmashholding subsidiary Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant, the first part of an order for 200 locomotives that will be delivered up to 2020.
ge-wins-first-order-for-new-brazilian-locomotive
GE Transportation Brazil announced on October 9 that it has received the first order for its new metre-gauge ES43BBi Evolution diesel locomotive, which has been developed specifically for the Brazilian market. Paper manufacturer Klabin has purchased...
transnet-engineering-builds-more-class-43s-for-tfr
TRANSNET Engineering has begun assembling a third batch of 91 1067mm-gauge GE type C30ACi diesel-electric locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) at its Koedoespoort workshops near Pretoria. Transnet placed an initial order for 100 of the...
green-cargo-trials-stop-start-technology
SWEDISH railfreight operator Green Cargo has signed a contract with Bombardier to install automatic engine stop-start technology on one of its diesel locomotives as part of a trial which aims to cut fuel consumption and...
swaziland-railway-purchases-rolling-stock
SWAZILAND Railway - one of Africa's smallest state-owned rail networks - celebrated its 50th birthday on Friday by finally getting its own locomotives and wagons. In a $US 17.3m deal, South African rail financier Thelo Rolling...
rzd-receives-first-2es5-locomotives-from-tmh
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has received two 2ES5 dual-unit electric freight locomotives from Transmashholding subsidiary Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant, the first part of an order for 200 locomotives that will be delivered up to 2020. RZD says...
stop-start-technology-for-db-schenker-class-66s
DB Schenker Rail UK, the British railfreight subsidiary of German Rail (DB), has announced plans to equip 90 EMD class 66 diesel locomotives with stop-start technology following a successful trial in southwest England. In February DB...
növog-issues-rolling-stock-tenders
LOWER Austrian Transport Company (Növog) has issued tenders for two used or new diesel locomotives with optional maintenance and financing, and for five panoramic coaches with an option for up to ten additional vehicles. Növog says...
vossloh-hands-over-100th-g6-shunter
IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: Vossloh celebrated the delivery of the 100th G6 diesel shunting locomotive at InnoTrans on September 24, when it handed over one of six units ordered by SNCF Geodis subsidiary Captrain Germany. The...
lng-locomotive-technology-on-test-in-russia
The emergence of gas-reciprocating traction could be an important breakthrough in Russia, a country with a plentiful supply of natural gas. The Russian Institute of Research, Design and Technological Studies and Transmashholding have developed the...
natural-gas-goes-on-trial
A sustainable increase in natural gas supplies is resulting in efforts to explore its use as a viable alternative to diesel for powering locomotives. While LNG is preferred over CNG, Martha Lenz, director of engine...