Locomotives

Florida East Coast Railway has become the first North American railway to adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the fuel for its entire mainline locomotive fleet. William Vantuono outlines the…
RITES, the international arm of Indian Railways (IR), has handed over the last of 18 six-axle metre-gauge diesel locomotives to Myanmar Railways.
INDIAN Railways (IR) has received five bids from international suppliers for a contract worth around Rs 50bn ($US 800m) to supply 200 6.7MW electric locomotives for the 1534km Western Dedicated…
WABTEC subsidiary MotivePower (MPI) has delivered the first MP40PHTC-T4 locomotive for Toronto commuter rail operator Go Transit.
FOLLOWING a tender launched in 2016, Danish State Railways (DSB) has selected Siemens to supply 26 Vectron dual-voltage locomotives with an option for an additional 18 units. A contract cannot…
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it has successfully converted two class Alco diesel-electric locomotives to electric traction to operate as a prototype WAG-C3 12-axle twin locomotive.
MANUFACTURING is now in full flow at Vossloh Locomotives’ new factory at Kiel-Suchdorf with the plant on course to produce its full quota of 40 locomotives this year, and according…
SIEMENS officially handed over the first class 1293 Vectron electric locomotive for Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) at a ceremony at Praterstern station in Vienna on March 5.
SIEMENS unveiled its new Smartron locomotive concept for the German rail freight market on March 1, pledging to simplify the procurement of new traction with an offer based on “one…
ROLLS-ROYCE has won a contract from Knoxville Locomotive Works (KLW), United States, to supply two types of EPA Tier-4-compliant MTU diesel engines to power switching locomotives.
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