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Alstom launches production at Indian locomotive plant ALSTOM announced on October 11 that it has begun production at its new locomotive manufacturing facility at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar, which will build a new generation of electric locomotives for Indian Railways.
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KAZAKHSTAN Railways (KTZ) has signed two contracts worth more than $US 900m with GE Transportation for 300 shunting locomotives and an 18-year service agreement to manage maintenance and repair of KTZ’s 175 GE Evolution series...
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PLANS for the modernisation of the Ukrainian Railways (UZ) diesel locomotive fleet were discussed at a meeting between the country’s ambassador to the United States, Mr Valeriy Chaly, and GE Transportation CEO, Mr Rafael Santana,...
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FOLLOWING a competitive tender, Polish long-distance operator PKP Intercity has selected Newag as preferred bidder for a contract to supply and maintain 20 electric locomotives. Newag, which is offering a 160km/h variant of its Griffin design,...
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DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU). The EU will provide €9.816m towards the cost of...
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CANADIAN National Railway (CN) has awarded a contract to GE Transportation to supply 200 Evolution series diesel-electric locomotives during the next three years. GE says this is the largest order to be placed by a...
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ALSTOM has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) to acquire its remaining 25% stake in the EKZ electric locomotive production joint venture. Once approved by the relevant authorities, the deal will increase Alstom’s share...
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ISRAEL Railways (IR) has conducted its first test run with an electric locomotive when a Bombardier Traxx locomotive reached a speed of 160km/h along the first 12km electrified section of the A1 between Anava junction...
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BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a contract to Siemens Rail Automation to start the installation of European Train Control System (ETCS) cab signalling on Britain’s freight locomotive fleet.NR says the first stage...
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NEW JERSEY Transit (NJ Transit) has decided to exercise an option with Bombardier for 17 additional ALP45DP electro-diesel locomotives to replace life-expired motive power in its fleet. The total value of the contract with Bombardier is...
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A handover ceremony was held at Transnet Engineering’s assembly plant in Durban on December 7 to mark the acceptance of the first class 23E Traxx Africa electric locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail (TFR). Bombardier was awarded...

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