Locomotives

HRA Award Class 50 Alliance Group Award for diesel locomotion

The Class 50 Alliance Ltd announced that the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) had awarded them its “Award for Diesel Locomotion”. “Diesel locomotion price” To win this award, the group had to meet the following criteria: Awarded to an HRA member organization for excellence in the overhaul, restoration, preservation or operation …

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Now Online: The May Digital Edition of the Rail Age

May 4, 2021 Analytics, C&S, Class I, Commuter / Regional, Finance / Leasing, Freight, Freight cars, Freight forecasting, High performance, Interurban, Intermodal, Light Rail, Locomotives, M / W, Mechanical, News, Passenger, PTC, Rapid Transit, Regulations, security, short and regional lines, switching and terminal Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief The May …

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KiwiRail locomotives must be checked for slave labor

Wednesday May 5, 2021, 8:41 a.m.Press release: Union of Rail and Maritime Transport The railway workers’ union wants reassurance that the new KiwiRail locomotives are not involved in slave labor in China. Rail and Maritime Transport Union general secretary Wayne Butson said new information about Chinese company CRRC using forced …

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Coal Miners Day 2021: Everything You Need to Know

Every year, Coal Miners Day is celebrated on May 4 for the toughest professionals and miners working in the coal fields. This day is observed as a recognition for the workers who sacrificed their lives, honored their achievements and remember the tragedies experienced by these hardworking people. So, on this …

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Alstom delivers its 100th electric locomotive to Indian railways

Alstom has delivered the 100th electric locomotive to Indian railways. These locomotives develop 12,000 horsepower, making them the most powerful electric locomotives made in India in the country. The contract between Alstom and Indian Railways, worth 3.5 billion euros and signed in 2015, covers 800 fully electric locomotives of 12,000 …

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UP publishes the ESG 2020 report

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief Union Pacific (UP) published an annual report on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, outlining its new strategy, “Building a Sustainable Future by 2030”. The report – which also includes the railroad’s briefing book and summarizes its financial performance (download the Building America 2020 report …

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