Rail Traction

Title Issue
Additional Engines For Locomotives

Additional Engines For Locomotives

Slovakian rail vehicle manufacturer ŽOS Vrútky a.s. has ordered an additional 40 MAN D2862 LE633 engines for the period up to the first quarter of 2015.

September 2014
Rail Tunnel Vision

Rail Tunnel Vision

MTU Friedrichshafen will deliver 13 PowerPacks with Series 1600 rail engines for infrastructure maintenance vehicles in the Gotthard and Ceneri Base Tunnels in Switzerland.

July 2014
Polish Trains Get MTU Power

Polish Trains Get MTU Power

MTU has received an order from Polish rail vehicle manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz SA for ten Series 4000 locomotive diesel engines.

April 2014
Locomotive Engines Begin Service

Locomotive Engines Begin Service

A total of 16 locomotives, each equipped with the MTU 12V 1600 R50 engine, are set to be commissioned at the BASF plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

February 2014

Piloting LNG Locomotive Technology

CSX Corp. and GE Transportation, a division of GE, announced an agreement to explore emissions-cutting and efficiency breakthroughs in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology for locomotives beginning with a pilot program in 2014.

November 2013
More Power To Ride The Rails

More Power To Ride The Rails

Cummins has unveiled a 3132 kW power module for line haul locomotives that the company said meets the Tier 4 railway emissions standards to take effect in 2015.

October 2013
First MTU Powered Trains In Argentina

First MTU Powered Trains In Argentina

MTU announced that, for the first time, trains powered by its engines will go into service in Argentina.

July 2013
Voith’s Follow-up Order

Voith’s Follow-up Order

Drive systems manufacturer Voith has placed a follow-up order with MAN for a further 68 six-cylinder, inline D2876 LUE605 rail engines that are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2014.

April 2013

Upgrading Rail Engines

China’s YCSR said it has contracted Ricardo to assist in a major design upgrade of its existing 240mm bore engine with the aim of significantly increasing power and fuel efficiency while keeping the expected durability.

April 2013
Take 10

Take 10

Tognum signs agreement to remanufacture rail powerpacks

April 2013