Archive of: Rail Traction Articles

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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
MTU Powerpacks To Alstom Railcars

MTU Powerpacks To Alstom Railcars

March 2013
New Joint Venture Formed In Russia

New Joint Venture Formed In Russia

January 2013
Pulling More Than Its Weight

Pulling More Than Its Weight

January 2013
Eliminating Harmful Japan Rail Emissions

Eliminating Harmful Japan Rail Emissions

January 2013

Trains Using Natural Gas Instead Of Diesel

October 2012
Hitachi Receiving 250 Powerpacks From Tognum Subsidiary

Hitachi Receiving 250 Powerpacks From Tognum Subsidiary

August 2012

Meeting The ULEL Standards

August 2012