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LATEST NEWS

C&O SD40 headed for Virginia museum

CLIFTON FORGE, Va. — CSX Transportation is in the process of moving Chesapeake & Ohio EMD SD40 No. 7534 from Huntington, W.Va., to its new home at the C&O Heritage Center in Clifton Forge, Va. Earlier this week, the locomotive departed the railroad’s Huntington locomotive shops where shop crews recently painted the locomotive into C&O’s distinctive blue-and-gold livery. The locomotive was picked up by a local CSX train that handles outbound shop moves and local fr...

Bombardier wins big British train order

LONDON — Bombardier has won a contract to build and maintain 750 new Aventra cars formed as 90 electric multiple-unit sets of either five or ten cars in length for use from 2019 by the South West Trains franchised operator running commuter rail services from London's Waterloo station. The trains will be built at Bombardier’s plant in Derby, England, in a contract worth around $1.1 billion and financed by leasing company Rock Rail. In addition, Bombardier has an eight-year service sup...

GE Transportation to build 100 ‘Evolution’ series locomotives for Egypt

CHICAGO — GE Transportation has signed a letter of intent with the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation and Egyptian National Railways to build 100 GE ES30ACi light Evolution series locomotives at a price tag of $575 million. The new units will be used on both freight and passenger trains, according to a GE Transportation news release. The letter of intent also calls for a 15-year agreement for GE to supply parts and technical support for locomotives in Egyptian National Railway’s en...

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains Presents: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2017 opening

Join Trains Magazine and video contributor Kevin Gilliam for a look at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's 2017 opening weekend. You'll see former Southern Railway 2-8-0 No. 630 and Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia high-nose GP38 No. 80 in service on passenger trains!...

Trains News Wire Round-Up for March 24, 2017

TTC conference recap, a news Chessie-painted locomotive, Atlanta yard closure

Trains News Wire video for Sept. 16

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

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