Topic: Locomotives

Alstom Prima locomotive for Morocco

Alstom steps up in Morocco

Alstom strengthens its presence in Morocco. After deliveries of trams and high-speed trains, the French rolling stock manufacturer has been focused on locomotives. It supplied the first Prima M4 electric locomotive for the Moroccan national...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Poland on the way to own hydrogen locomotive

Poland is moving towards the development of home-produced hydrogen-powered locomotives. To this end, Polish rolling stock company Pesa Bydgoszcz and country’s major oil refinery group PKN Orlen have joined forces for producing the hydrogen rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vectron locomotive

Vectron locomotive approved for ETCS Baseline 3

Siemens Mobility has authorised its popular Vectron locomotive for operations with the European Train Control System (ETCS) Baseline 3. The approval has been issued by Germany’s Federal Railway Authority (EBA) for haulage services within Germany....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Knorr-Bremse will maintain locomotives in Kazakhstan

German technology company Knorr-Bremse will provide corrective and preventive maintenance of 495 locomotive sections in Kazakhstan. It will also supply replacement parts for all braking system components. Knorr-Bremse will deliver these services until 2051. Knorr-Bremse’s RailServices...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Five railway hacks to survive winter

Winter has come. In this regard, many European railway companies started to report about their preparations for fighting against heavy snows, icing and other unpleasant features of the season. Which hacks do they use in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New locomotive workshop at port of Rotterdam

Siemens Mobility has opened a locomotive workshop at the port of Rotterdam. The facility known as Locomotive Workshop Rotterdam (LWR) was constructed in a partnership with train leasing company Mitsui Rail Capital Europe. LWR will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

First Norwegian locomotive ready for ERTMS tests

French technology company Alstom has equipped the first Norwegian locomotive with ETCS onboard system. The Di8 diesel vehicle of Vy railway operator will be used for testing ERTMS in Norway. In total, Alstom should provide...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Scraping NS Class 1700 locomotive, source: Paul van den Bogaard

From locomotive to scrap in 36 hours

Waste processing firm Beelen is working on the disassembly of 35 locomotives from the 1700 series previously operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). On average, four locomotives per week are made into scrap. This involves all...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
Bombardier TRAXX locomotive, source: Bombardier Transportation

RegioJet reinforces fleet with multisystem locomotives

Czech open-access operator RegioJet has ordered a new batch of multisystem locomotives. Bombardier Transportation will supply 15 TRAXX MS3 multisystem locomotives. RegioJet intends to use the ordered locomotives for the future growth and launching the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko