Rail

Ricardo Leading Hybrid Train Project In UK

Ricardo has been appointed by UK-based rolling stock owner Porterbrook to provide engineering expertise for the integration of MTU’s hybrid powerpack into a converted Turbostar diesel multiple unit (DMU) train for the HybridFLEX project...

Alstom Touts Coradia iLint Train

From late January to mid-February, Alstom’s Coradia iLint—a hydrogen fuel cell train—is on tour in Germany. Alstom said it is presenting its ready-to-use hydrogen technology—the first of its kind,...

Siemens Supplying Locomotives To Amtrak

Amtrak will acquire new mainline passenger diesel locomotives from Siemens Mobility to replace part of its aging fleet. These initial 75 locomotives will be used principally for Amtrak’s long-distance train service, with options to purchase...

Alstom Supplying Regional Trains

Alstom will supply 25 Coradia Lint regional trains to Bayerische Oberlandbahn GmbH (BOB). The diesel-powered trains will operate in the Bavarian Oberland, located in Upper Bavaria, on the lines Munich–Holzkirchen Lenggries/Tegernsee/Bayrischzell, beginning in summer 2020....

GE Supplying Locomotives For Moldovan Railways

GE Transportation will supply 12 Evolution Series locomotives, as well as parts, training and services, to Moldovan Railways. The company said this is the first locomotive order in Moldova for GE Transportation and marks a...

Hybrids On Track

Rolls-Royce made a splash with news about hybrid drives for rail applications at the InnoTrans, the trade show for railway and transport technology held in Berlin, Germany. First came the announcement that Rolls-Royce signed a...

ABC Announces Engine Deals At InnoTrans

Anglo Belgian Corp. (ABC) announced a pair of engine agreements at the InnoTrans trade show in Berlin. ABC signed an agreement with Skinest Rail to supply 40 medium-speed DZC engines for the modernization of TE10...

New Rail Engine Coming From Voith-Liebherr Cooperation

Voith and Liebherr unveiled the jointly-developed Voith Rail Engine for railway applications at the InnoTrans 2018 trade show in Berlin, Germany. The six-cylinder rail engine has an output power of up to 480 kW and...

CN Acquiring More GE Locomotives

GE Transportation announced CN will acquire 60 additional locomotives, expanding the class I’s 200-unit order placed in December 2017. “With strong demand across our business, we continue to invest for the long haul with these...

A First For GE In Chile

GE Transportation will supply Chilean private transport provider FCAB – Ferrocarril de Antofagasta with five diesel-electric locomotives in 2019. This is the first deal between the two partners and includes parts, service and warranty agreement. The...

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