Topic: Electric locomotive

Power struggle as America goes electric

North America, where diesel rules supreme, is about to see a shift in freight haulage hierarchy. One trans-continental carrier is about to break ranks, with a plan to ditch the diesel and bank on batteries....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

More STM locs for Kazakhstan’s SilkWay Transit

The collaboration between Sinara Transport Machines (STM) and Kazakhstan’s freight operator Silway Transit grows stronger. This time, the two companies agreed on the delivery of 22 new freight electric locomotives: the 2ES7 ‘Black Granites’.Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

New fleet for Freightliner UK

Work continues to transform former passenger expresses into sturdy freight work horses. Examples of a tried and tested British electric locomotive design are being given a second lease on life as part of the Freightliner...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

More electric traction for UK freight

With passenger fleets updating to new, multiple unit operations, there is a tried and tested fleet of electric locomotives ready for a new life at the head of freight trains around the UK. Efficient hand-me-down-history is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton