Rail

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...

Alstom Shareholders OK Merger With Siemens Mobility

Alstom shareholders approved the proposed merger of Alstom and Siemens Mobility during a special and combined shareholders’ meetings held in Paris on July 17. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first half...

HollyFrontier Acquiring Locomotive Engine Oil Supplier Red Giant

HollyFrontier Corp. will acquire Red Giant Oil Co., a private, family-owned lubricants company founded in 1903 and one of the largest suppliers of locomotive engine oil in North America. Headquartered in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA, Red Giant Oil...

Progress Rail Upgrading 30 Locomotives For Canadian Pacific

Progress Rail has been chosen by Canadian Pacific to supply 30 upgraded EMD SD70ACU locomotives – otherwise known as modernized versions of SD90MAC models. Once fully remanufactured, these freight locomotives will primarily serve in heavy...

Republic Of Ireland Rail Project Goes To Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce and the state railways of the Republic of Ireland have signed a contract for rebuilding three MTU PowerPacks. The PowerPacks are deployed to drive a Class 22000 Irish Rail railcar and are to be...

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