With new Alpha Trains Vectrons, Hector Rail will have more locomotives for Sweden, Norway, and the Scandinavian corridor.
A new, high-capacity electric shunting locomotive powered by Yiwei's lithium battery system was completed in Zhuzhou.
In cooperation with Maersk, the rail freight carrier successfully tested replacing diesel with hydrotreated vegetable oil on over 100 journeys in southern Spain.
Siemens Mobility officially opened its new locomotive workshop in Hallsberg on November 22, 2023.
Akiem signed a contract with Newag for the delivery of 30 Dragon-2 electric locomotives, with an additional option for up to 50 more units.
Newag will most probably become the supplier of locomotives, while two companies submitted offers for the largest rolling stock tender in PKP Intercity history for passenger wagons.
VR-Yhtymä Oyj, the state-owned Finnish rail operator, intends to sell around ten operational diesel locomotives in 2024.
The locomotives are designed to operate seamlessly along the vital Rhine-Alpine corridor, linking North Sea ports with Europe's hinterland.
The twelve 200 kW fuel cell engines, scheduled for delivery in 2023, will power CPKC's hydrogen-powered locomotives designed for mainline switching and local freight service in Canada.
Akiem is leasing six DC Traxx locomotives to the strong-growing intermodal operator.
The plant combines advanced technology and efficient processing to speed up maintenance, reduce downtime, and improve vehicle availability.
The heavy-haul freight locomotive will operate with iron ore trains in Pilbara, Western Australia.
These locomotives are expected to significantly reduce airborne particulate emissions equivalent to 7,000 gasoline-powered vehicles.
The rail industry in North America is using multiple strategies, including fuel savings, carbon reduction through biofuels, and the potential of hydrogen and electric batteries, to transition to cleaner and more sustainable locomotives.
Poland’s rail freight operator is expanding its fleet with leased electric and relocated diesel locomotives.