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Locomotive 2017

The Locomotive 2017 annual issue takes a comprehensive look at the most powerful locomotives in North America with compelling stories and spectacular photography.

The Motive Power Review includes the latest news, trends, and developments in locomotive technology, as well as an exclusive listing of every new locomotive built and major rebuilds!

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LATEST NEWS

Testing. Testing... Alco Ess Three

Ontario light rail line uses heritage diesel for signal testing

Fill her up!

Brazilian preservation group saves Alco, stops at gas station on the way home

Canadian National expands locomotive fleet as traffic surges

NEW YORK — Canadian National, alone among the big Class I systems, is expanding its locomotive fleet to handle a surge of traffic and anticipated growth to come. CN is struggling to keep up with stronger-than-anticipated volume amid crew shortages and congestion, particularly on the railway’s key corridor linking Edmonton, Alberta, and Chicago. Locomotives also are in tight supply, despite the delivery of the last of 22 new ES44ACs from General Electric in September, and the addit...

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains Presents: 2017 Railway Interchange trade show

A lot of thought goes into the massive machines that make railroading work. Join Trains' Associate Editor Brian Schmidt for a look at the suppliers that keep the trains running at the 2017 Railway Interchange trade show in Indianapolis – the largest in North America. You'll learn about what's new in freight cars, signaling, transit, and much more, and find out where you can study the rail industry and start your career off right....

Trains News Wire video for Nov. 17

GE Transportation sale, Amtrak's record year, Clinchfield Santa Train

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