Rail

Wabtec Delivers 1000th Evolution Locomotive

Wabtec marked the delivery of the 1000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas. The delivery to CN highlights the commercial success of the locomotive, which set the standard for...

Rolls Touts Hybrid Rail ‘Breakthrough’

Rolls-Royce is touting what it calls a pioneering breakthrough for hybrid rail drive systems. The company said both Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state railway of the Republic of Ireland, and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest...

MTU Rail Engines For Sri Lanka

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Chinese company Dongfang Electric International Corp. have reached agreement on the supply of four MTU 12V 4000 R41 rail engines to be installed in railcars made by CRRC, the world’s...

Eminox Part Of Rail Emissions Trial

Eminox, train-leasing company Porterbrook and Southwest Railway announced a partnership that aims to reduce emissions from the United Kingdom’s diesel trains. The companies said they are working together on a trial that...

Wabtec, GE Transportation Finalize Merger

Wabtec Corp. announced it has completed its merger with GE Transportation, a former business unit of GE. The merger combines Wabtec’s range of freight, transit and electronics products with GE Transportation’s equipment, services...

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...