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Locomotive 2020

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

This year’s issue focuses on the top 20 locomotive developments from the past 20 years!

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LATEST NEWS

News Photo: New locomotive for NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. — The first of 25 new ALP-45A locomotives for NJ Transit has arrived at Port Newark, N.J. The Tier IV-compliant locomotives, built by Bombardier in Germany, was offloaded at the port's Berth 17. The new engines will replace some of NJ Transit's older locomotives, as well as some PL42s, according to the NJ Transit website....

Digest: No one injured in reported explosion of UP locomotive

News Wire Digest for Jan. 10: Salt Lake rail bridge fire enters fourth day; railcar fire reported at NC Transportation Musuem

Wabtec's FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive begins revenue tests on BNSF

FORT WORTH, Texas — BNSF Railway has begun testing Wabtec’s battery electric FLXdrive locomotive in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, Calif. The red and gray FLXdrive locomotive, Wabtec 3000, is spliced between a pair of conventional Wabtec Tier 4 locomotives for pilot runs that will extend through March. The first train out of Barstow consisted of 76 cars, with 55 loads and 21 empties, totalling 8,385 tons, BNSF says. The return trip consisted of 118 cars, with 40 loads...

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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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