Topic: Hybrid locomotive

DB Cargo orders 200 new diesel locomotives

With the turn of the new year, DB cargo started taking action to modernise its locomotive fleet. The German operator and one of the European rail freight giants ordered a batch of 200 new locomotives...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Hybrid locomotives to operate on Norwegian tracks

CargoNet, a Norwegian rail freight operator, will start using two EuroDual hybrid locomotives. The Scandinavian company signed a long-term lease agreement with European Loc Pool (ELP) that will provide the state-of-the-art rolling stock by the...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

UK shunter manufacturer ramps up workforce

Iconic British manufacturer Clayton Equipment Company has significantly increased its workforce to cope with international demand for its range of shunting and switching locomotives. The Burton-Upon-Trent firm is adding around forty per cent to its...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
HybridShunter 400 locomotive, source: CZ Loko

Czech company develops hybrid shunting locomotive

Czech rolling stock manufacturer CZ Loko has developed the HybridShunter 400 locomotive. It is the first hybrid vehicle in the company’s portfolio. The locomotive is able to operate on a diesel engine and batteries. The two-axle...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Eco-loco boosts Port of Hamburg rail capacity

Rail capacity at the Port of Hamburg is being strengthened with a second shunting locomotive put into operation by Metrans, a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA). The new locomotive is powered by environmentally-friendly...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy