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Locomotive 2019

Locomotive 2019 is back with the latest trends, statistics, and inside stories from the exciting world of locomotives. 

This year’s edition pays tribute to the longtime locomotive builder ALCO, 50 years after the company ceased production. 

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LATEST NEWS

CP SD70ACUs make first return to US

MILWAUKEE – Canadian Pacific’s SD70ACU fleet have been primarily assigned to Canadian service since the first locomotive was released for revenue service in August. That changed this week when two locomotives worked south of the border on different trains. CPs armed forces painted locomotive No. 7023 lead train No. 252 from Montreal to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., while No. 7003 lead train No. 298 into the U.S. via Portal, N.D., to St. Paul, Minn., then lead train 286 towards Chicago. T...

Wabtec lab pioneering metal 3D printing

Process could allow manufacture of components too complex for current processes, duplicate parts to keep older locomotives running
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Reading & Northern buys two of NS's fab four F units (updated)

ALTOONA, Pa. — Two of Norfolk Southern’s “Fab Four” Electro-Motive F units — F9A No. 270 and F7B No. 275 — have been purchased by Pennsylvania regional Reading & Northern, the railroad announced Saturday. “We're going to fix them up for our passenger train,” R&N owner and chairman Andrew M. Muller Jr. tells Trains News Wire. The railroad operates special trains over much of its 350-mile system throughout the year, using freight locomotives...

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains News Wire Round-up for the week of November 15

Amtrak's Coca Cola locomotive, Joe Biden's push for a rail revival, and more. 

Trains News Wire Round-up for the week of Sept. 27, 2019

Railway Interchange, Union Pacific's Big Boy, Canadian Pacific's chief engineer, and more!

News Wire Round-up for the week of Sept. 20, 2019

Richard Anderson's rare appearance, Wabtec closing a locomotive shop, intermodal operations, and rail-side real estate. Watch the video for more!

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