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Locomotive 2018

The Locomotive 2018 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

Trains News Wire video for Oct. 19

CSX financials, UP locomotive shop closure, Amtrak's yard sale

GE begins testing newly re-built locomotives in Erie

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. — Canadian Pacific AC4400CW No. 8200 is the first of the latest group of 30 AC4400CWs to enter testing after being rebuilt at GE Transportation’s shops near Erie, Pa. The locomotive began evaluation on the locomotive builder's test track in Lawrence Park, Pa., on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The locomotive, now known as an AC44CWM, is nearly identical to other rebuilt Canadian Pacific locomotives but features software and other minor upgrades learned from rebuilding the...

GE to build a battery-powered locomotive for BNSF use in California

FORT WORTH, Texas — GE Transportation will build a battery-only powered locomotive as part of a California emission reduction grant to BNSF Railway. Officials with the Fort Worth-based railroad announced on Thursday that California officials have tentatively awarded a $22.6-million Zero and Near Zero Emission Freight Facilities grant to BNSF. “BNSF is focused on continuing to reduce our environmental impact, and we’re committed to doing our part to test and prove the commerc...
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PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains News Wire video for Oct. 19

CSX financials, UP locomotive shop closure, Amtrak's yard sale

Trains News Wire Round-up for the week of Oct. 5

Trains editors talk about Matt Rose, 1309, and BNSF's intermodal partnership with CSX Transportation

Wild Wyoming

Join Trains Art Director Tom Danneman for a video adventure tracking down elusive BNSF Railway motive power in Wyoming's Big Horn Basin. The spectacular and out-of the-way region is the scenic backdrop for unique BNSF locomotives such as Geeps, SD40-2s, and SD60Ms. A side trip to the Power River Basin and few “bonus” trains round out the action in wild Wyoming. Check out Locomotive 2018 for more of Tom's adventures!...

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