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The Locomotive 2018 annual issue takes a comprehensive look at the most powerful locomotives in North America with compelling stories and spectacular photography.

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News Wire Round-Up for the week of Aug. 17, 2018

Santa Fe 2926's return to steam, reconstruction of the Durango & Silverton, and Nippon Sharyo puts Illinois plant up for sale

Pennsylvania museum secures U36B for preservation

NORTH EAST, Pa. — Pennsylvania's northernmost rail museum is adding a new, rare piece to its growing collection of GE-built locomotives: a U36B. According to a Lake Shore Railway Historical Society Museum news release, MCVX No. 7764 was last with the Firefighters Education and Training Foundation in Massachusetts as a training locomotive for firefighters. The locomotive carried MCVX reporting marks and the last number it had when it was part of CSX Transportation's active roster. General...

GE's Brazilian assembly line VIDEO

CONTAGEM, Brazil — GE Transportation released a new time-lapse video of heavy-haul freight locomotive production in the company's plant in Brazil. All locomotives are now built on an assembly line that moves continuously, much as in automobile assembly plants....

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

News Wire Round-Up for the week of Aug. 17, 2018

Santa Fe 2926's return to steam, reconstruction of the Durango & Silverton, and Nippon Sharyo puts Illinois plant up for sale

Trains News Wire video for July 20

Narrow gauge troubles, Class I railroad operating ratios, Canadian locomotive variety

Trains News Wire video for June 22

Reopenings in Oregon and Colorado, derailments in Wisconsin and Indiana, investment in British Columbia

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