Electro-Motive Diesel Awarded Contract For 25 SD70ACS Locomotives From Saudi Railway Company

Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) has signed a contract with the Public Investment Fund – Ministry of Finance to manufacture a quantity of 25 SD70ACS heavy haul AC diesel electric locomotives for Saudi Railway Company (SAR). These units are specifically designated for used on the North – South line. They will carry minerals on over 1482km […]

Bhel Agrees to Joint Venture With GE to Set up Locomotive Manufacturing Unit

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), a public sector equipment manufacturer, has signed an agreement to float a joint venture with US-based technology provider General Electric (GE) to manufacture diesel locomotives for Indian Railways. The facility would be set in Marhoura, Bihar, with initial capacity to manufacture 120 locomotives a year. Bhel would hold 23% stake, […]