SIEMENS announced on August 9 that it is establishing a new locomotive service hub at New Castle, Delaware, to remotely monitor the operation of Siemens locomotives across the United States.
THE first fully-painted ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has emerged from GE Transportation’s plant in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 3 and is due to be shipped…
GERMAN freight operator DB Cargo has signed a framework agreement with Siemens for the delivery of 100 Vectron locomotives.
THE first of 62 Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives for Israel Railways (IR) was loaded onto the Normed Antwerpen at the port of Bremen on July 31 in readiness for the…
PKP Intercity, Poland’s national long-distance passenger operator, has launched a tender for the supply and maintenance of 20 160km/h electric locomotives with an option for an additional 10 units.
GE Transportation announced on July 27 that locomotive production will cease at its plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, at the end of next year with the loss of 575 jobs.
GERMAN Rail’s (DB) freight subsidiary DB Cargo has awarded Siemens a contract to upgrade its locomotive fleet with condition-based, predictive maintenance.
CZECH Railways (CD) has ordered 12 EffiShunter 300 shunting locomotives from CZ Loko to replace class 714 locomotives, which were built in the mid-1990s.
EUROPEAN Locomotive Leasing (ELL) has ordered an additional eight Vectron locomotives from Siemens, taking Siemens’ total order of Vectron locomotives to 507.
GERMAN Rail (DB) is offering its fleet of class 120.1 and 120.2 electric locomotive fleet for sale to new owners.
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