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BNSF, Wabtec commence battery-electric locomotive pilot test
As BNSF seeks ways to further reduce its environmental impact, the advancement of battery technology offers some possible solutions, the company said
US Updates Rail Brake Inspection Rules
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a final rule, extending the amount of time freight rail equipment can
Optifuel Offering Natural Gas Locomotives
OptiFuel Systems is now taking orders for a new line of 1200 hp to 2400 hp, 100% natural gas freight locomotives. All
Progress Rail Electric Locomotive In Demonstration Project
New EMD Joule battery electric will operate in the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach
Cummins Plans New Hydrogen Facility In Germany
Plant will assemble fuel cells for Alstom’s hydrogen trains
InnoTrans Postponed Again Over COVID-19 Concerns
InnoTrans, the international trade fair for transport technology, has been postponed again over COVID-19 concerns. The show, held every two years, was
UK’s First Hydrogen Train Passes Mainline Test
The UK’s first hydrogen-powered train has successfully undertaken its first mainline test, achieving a top speed of 50 mph. Originally unveiled in
Alstom Finalizes Bombardier Acquisition
Rail unit purchase represents ‘transformational change’
Amtrak Unveils New Locomotives
ALC-42 series developed with Siemens Mobility, powered with Cummins engines
Progress Rail, Vale Develop Battery Switcher
Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, announced it has developed a new battery-powered switcher locomotive to be available globally, working in collaboration with
Voith Wins Contract To Overhaul Locomotives
The work will be carried out within the next four and a half years
Voith Partnering To Acquire Majority Of Austria’s TSA
Firm manufacturers electromechanical drives for rail, other sectors
Progress Rail Wins Order For 36 Locomotives
Progress Rail will deliver 36 new EMD GT38AC freight locomotives to PT Kereta Indonesia (PT KAI) for expanding the public railway operator’s
Akasol Supplying Battery Systems For Fuel Cell-Powered Trains
Akasol, a German developer and manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems, is providing technology that will be used in serial production of
Wabtec Acquires Overhaul, Maintenance Company RELCO
Wabtec has acquired RELCO Locomotives, a long-established player in the locomotive overhaul and maintenance industry. The acquisition expands Wabtec’s freight services capabilities
@PowerGen: Hotstart’s New Engine Heater
Hotstart unveiled its newest engine heater at PowerGen International 2019. The new EVRHEAT Series 20 forced circulation engine heater targets generator set
Wabtec Marks 150 Years
Rail company opens new headquarters
Bombardier To Use Leclanché’s Rail Battery Systems Globally
Deal worth up to €100 million over the next five years
Voith RailPacks Going To Alstom
An order for the first 24 units has already been approved
New Brands For Rolls-Royce Power Systems
The Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit, with its core brand MTU, said it will present itself more clearly in future as an
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