Locomotives

THE first ACS-64 electric locomotive for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) has left Siemens’ plant in Sacramento, California, bound for Philadelphia.
GERMAN rail freight operator Metrans has awarded a contract to Bombardier for an additional 10 Traxx F140MS multi-system electric locomotives in order to be able to operate more trains using…
TURKEY’s transport, maritime and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan announced on November 29 the start of a project to build 500 main line electric locomotives by 2023.
A double handover ceremony was held at Bombardier’s plant in Kassel, Germany, on November 30 to mark the delivery of the first three Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives from an order…
CRRC and Rolls-Royce Power Systems have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which includes a commitment by CRRC to consider MTU engines from Rolls-Royce for its locomotives and diesel trains, and…
THE first of 30 class BB36000 locomotives being overhauled by Alstom to extend their life has been completed for locomotive leasing company Akiem.
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) has issued a call for tender for the supply of 40 1676mm-gauge diesel-electric locomotives. The contract will include commissioning and trial running of the locomotives as well…
JUST in time for the celebration of the 180th anniversary of Cuban Railways, which took place on November 19, the first seven class TGM8KM diesel locomotives for Cuban Union Railways…
ITALIAN State Railways’ (FS) freight subsidiary, Mercitalia Rail, and its subsidiary TX Logistix, have agreed to purchase up to 125 new-generation Traxx DC3/MS electric locomotives from Bombardier for a total…
GENERAL Electric (GE) CEO Mr John Flannery announced on November 13 that the US conglomerate will sell its Transportation business along with its Industrial Solutions and Lighting activities within the…
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