Repowered Locomotives Riding the Rails

Repowered Locomotives Riding the Rails Just over a year ago, Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. (EMD) introduced its 710ECO Repower technology aimed at economically updating older yard and road switchers into more environmentally friendly locomotives. The 710ECO Repower system is based on the proven EMD 710 engine family along with the EM2000 microprocessor based control system — […]

Bombardier And Trenitalia Sign Locomotive Contract

Bombardier And Trenitalia Sign Locomotive Contract Trenitalia (Italian Railways) awarded Bombardier Transportation a new order, valued at US$383 million to supply an additional 100 of its E464 electric locomotives. This order follows previous orders for a total of 638 of the E464 locomotives, 480 of which are already in commercial service. The contract includes an […]

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH along with Deutsche Bahn AG celebrated the 400th repowering

Tognum and Deutsche Bahn Celebrate 400th Repower Tognum subsidiary, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH along with Deutsche Bahn AG celebrated the 400th repowering of a V290-model multi-purpose locomotive. MTU has supplied 412 of the Series 4000 diesel engines to Deutsche Bahn. The 8V4000 R41 engines with a power output of 1000 kW replace the MTU 12V 652 […]

Brazed Copper-Brass Finds Niche in Locomotive Applications

Brazed Copper-Brass Finds Niche in Locomotive Applications As OEMs around the world embrace brazed copper and brass for a variety of heat-exchanger applications, oneapplication, in which CuproBraze technology is being adopted at a rapid rate, is onboard heat exchangers for locomotives. Railways enjoy a rich history and remain a major mode of transportation despite being […]

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 […]

Dispersing the Heat

Centa has unveiled its CENTAMAX-HTC for diesel engines. The new coupling is a development of its CENTAMAX flexible coupling designed to dissipate heat far more rapidly than the previous version. Aimed at a variety of applications including marine propulsion, generators and locomotives, a new flexible coupling has been launched by Centa Transmissions Ltd. that the […]