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Locomotive 2016

Locomotive 2016 is back with more stories on North America’s newest and most powerful locomotives. Our annual Motive Power Review gives you information you can’t find anywhere else: an exclusive listing of every new locomotive built in North America. In addition to the Motive Power Review, you’ll find feature stories including:
  • Metra Muscle
  • Canyon Country
  • A Century of South Shore Freight
  • And many more!

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LATEST NEWS

Progress Rail Services signs five-year contract with Ukrainian supplier

HOUSTON — Progress Rail Services has partnered with Interpipe, a railroad wheel manufacturer in the Ukraine, on a new wheel and axle contract. In the next five-years, Interpipe will provide Progress Rail with more than 10,000 railroad wheels and more than 1,000 railroad axles. The company has already shipped its first set of wheels and axle production will start in the second quarter of 2017. All of the products will be manufactured in accordance with Association of American Railroads sta...

Progress Rail announces new switch locomotive

New EMD24B is Tier 4 compliant and uses parts of a GP40

Lake State Railway repaints Geep for anniversary

SAGINAW, Mich. — Lake State Railway is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2017 and to commemorate the occasion, a GP40-3 has been released from rebuilding and painting in a special 25th Anniversary scheme with road number 4325. No. 4325 is also unique in that in addition to the special long hood logo, the road numbers on the cab side and the number boards are the same font that was used by the Detroit & Mackinac — the company that once operated the trackage currently operated...

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains News Wire video for Sept. 16

Passenger train collisions in Spain and Pakistan, US rail safety grants, Washington Metro, Tier 4 locomotives

Locomotive 2016: Issue Preview Video

Locomotive 2016 is back with more stories on North America’s newest and most powerful locomotives. Our annual Motive Power Review gives you information you can’t find anywhere else: an exclusive listing of every new locomotive built in North America. In addition to the Motive Power Review, you’ll find feature stories including: Metra Muscle: see the motive power that moves 300,000 Chicagoland commuters each weekday. Canyon Country: Drew Halverson explores the spectacul...

Locomotive 2016: Ontario Southland F unit action

Join Locomotive 2016 Editor Greg McDonnell as he visits this now-famous Canadian short line and its fleet of FP9s! You'll see the locomotives on freight trains and snow plow duty, and check out the engine room while they speed down the track! Only from Locomotive 2016 and Trains Magazine!...

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