Locomotives

THE first of seven additional GE Transportation class 70 PowerHaul locomotives for British open-access rail freight operator Colas Rail was unloaded at the port of Seaforth, Liverpool, on February 25…
PROGRESS Rail says it has completed initial emissions testing of its repowered EMD24B shunting locomotive, which has been developed to meet US Environmental Protection Agency Tier 4 emissions standards.
BRYANSK Engineering Plant (BMZ) has rolled out what is claimed to be Russia’s first triple-unit mainline diesel locomotive, which has been developed specifically for heavy freight operations on the Baikal-Amur…
CRRC Dalian, China, has shipped the first two units from a new batch of metre-gauge diesel locomotives for Myanmar Railways.
TUNISIAN National Railways (SNCFT) signed a Dinars 167m ($US 73m) loan agreement with Tunisia’s Attijari Bank on February 20 to finance 20 series GT42AC locomotives ordered from Progress Rail last…
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) rail freight subsidiaries TX Logistik and Mercitalia Rail have issued a non-binding call for expressions of interest (EOIs) for a contract to supply and maintain up…
A Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotive has arrived in the US state of Washington for certification testing on Amtrak’s Cascades Corridor, which links Eugene with Portland, Seattle and Vancouver.
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has issued a tender for the purchase of up to 19 second-hand Siemens ER20 Eurorunner diesel locomotives (ÖBB class 2016).
KNORR-Bremse announced on February 15 that it will supply braking systems to Alstom’s 800 new Prima-E double locomotives for Indian Railways (IR).
THE first of 30 new metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives built by Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Ziyang arrived in Argentina on February 8.
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