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Hybrid Locomotive Order for Railpower

Posted on June 16, 2005

RailPower Technologies Corp. announced that a five-year lease contract has been signed with BNSF Railway Company, a subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, for five Green Goat hybrid locomotives. Emissions grants for the construction of the locomotives are to be paid to RailPower under the Heavy-Duty Engine Incentive Program, a San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) program that distributes Carl Moyer Program funds from the California Air Resources Board. This order puts RailPower's order book at 90, the company has also confirmed that the Green Kid locomotive that was leased to agri-giant, Agrium, in Redwater, Alberta, Canada has been sold to Agrium.

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