ITALIAN State Railways’ (FS) freight subsidiary, Mercitalia Rail, and its subsidiary TX Logistix, have agreed to purchase up to 125 new-generation Traxx DC3/MS electric locomotives from Bombardier for a total…
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 07:10

GE to sell Transportation division

GENERAL Electric (GE) CEO Mr John Flannery announced on November 13 that the US conglomerate will sell its Transportation business along with its Industrial Solutions and Lighting activities within the…
FLORIDA East Coast Railway (FECR) has become the first North American railway to adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its entire line-haul locomotive fleet.
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:18

Autozug Sylt purchases Vectron diesels

GERMAN open-access operator Autozug Sylt, which operates car-carrying trains between Niebüll and Westerland (Sylt) in competition with DB, has purchased two new Vectron DE diesel-electric locomotives from Siemens.
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) has launched a tender for 24 electric locomotives divided into 16 freight and eight passenger units to address what it describes as a chronic shortage of locomotives…
ITALIAN State Railways' (FS) rail freight subsidiaries TX Logistik and Mercitalia Rail have reportedly selected Bombardier as preferred bidder for a contract to supply and maintain up to 125 electric…
SOUTH African private locomotive repair and leasing company, Sheltam, has announced a rebranding and the launch of new rolling stock leasing and railway infrastructure investment subsidiaries.
BRAZILIAN rail freight and logistics operator Rumo has signed an agreement with GE Transportation for the installation of GE’s Trip Optimizer energy management system on its locomotive fleet.
GENOA-based open-access rail freight operator InRail has awarded Siemens a contract to supply three Vectron electric locomotives.
MR Rafael Santana, president and CEO of GE Latin America, will take over from Ms Jamie Miller as president and CEO of GE Transportation on November 1 following Miller’s appointment…
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