CR Buys New EMD Diesel Electric Locomotives

CR Buys New EMD Diesel Electric Locomotives
October 25, 2009 10:51 pm

Canadian National Railway has placed an order for 70 high-horsepower locomotives with US companies GE Transportation and Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD).
The order is part of the company’s multi-year locomotive renewal programme to improve fuel efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
GE will supply 35 ES44DC locomotives featuring a 4,400 horsepower engine, with delivery beginning in the fourth quarter of 2010.
EMD will provide 35 ES44DC locomotives featuring a 4,350 horsepower engine, with delivery starting from January 2011.
The new locomotives are 15–20% more fuel efficient than the existing fleet and also feature a distributed power capability to enable remote control of the locomotive. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

No comments yet, be the first filling the form below.