Topic: Rolling stock

Wabtec brings new locomotive to Brazilian market

Equipment manufacturer Wabtec has launched a new diesel-electric locomotive for the Brazilian rail freight market. The ES44ACi model features new engine technology and rail operators Suzano, MRS and Rumo are set to receive first deliveries...Read more
|Comment|author: Malcolm Ramsay

Meet the AMPS all-battery electric locomotive

NEW LOCOMOTIVERail operator OmniTRAX has acquired its first all-battery electric locomotive, expanding capacity on its northern Ohio rail lines. The firm purchased the new GP9-based battery-electric switching locomotive from engine developer Alternative Motive Power Systems (AMPS)...Read more
|Comment|author: Malcolm Ramsay

Wagons roll for Freightliner UK

UK operator Freightliner has taken delivery of the first batch of new FFA-G wagons for UK operations. The forty wagons have arrived in the UK from Poland, adding to the intermodal fleet of the operator....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DCRail wagons, box fresh from VTG

VTG Rail UK has agreed to supply the Cappagh Group of Companies with 100 new box wagons for the movement of construction materials. DCRail, the Cappagh Group’s rail freight operating company, is already using the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Altaivagon flatcar, source: Altaivagon

Russian Railways purchases 2,000 flatcars

Federal Freight, subsidiary of Russian Railways, has ordered 2,000 flatcars from Altaivagon. The first wagons will be delivered this year while the entire order should be fulfilled by the end of 2021. The new order costs...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Swiss freight firm ‘tags’ wagon fleet

A major European freight supplier is to fit its entire fleet – around 5,000 wagons – with electromagnetic tags that will enable efficient tracking and improve safety. SBB Cargo is utilising technology made possible by...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy