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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

Latest NS locomotive sale includes rare SD80MACs (updated)

Large group of SD40-2s also on list of available units

Wabtec buys RELCO Locomotives

PITTSBURGH – Wabtec Corp. announced this week that it has acquired RELCO Locomotives, a long-established player in the locomotive overhaul and maintenance industry. The acquisition expands Wabtec’s freight services capabilities and capacity to support growth in the remanufacturing and repair business. “This acquisition will unlock tremendous value for our customers, employees and shareholders,” said Rafael Santana, Wabtec President and CEO. “The complementary combi...
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Baldwin 'Sharknose' locomotives will eventually go to museum, owner says

WELLS, Mich. – The owner of the only two surviving Baldwin RF-16 "Sharknose" diesel locomotives says they will eventually go to a museum. Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad owner and President John Larkin, in an exclusive interview for Trains News Wire, says that, upon his passing, the two units will go to museums. What museum that will be is yet to be determined, he says. Baldwin built 109 such A units and 51 B-units between 1950 and 1953 for Baltimore & Ohio, New York Central, an...

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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