Cummins ships QSK95 rail engine

October 5, 2015

Cummins Inc. announced Oct. 2, 2015 that the first production 95-liter, 16-cylinder QSK95 engine built to a rail specification has been shipped.Website Insert New Passenger Train Service copy

The engine, rated at 4,400 hp (3,281 kW) will be delivered to the Siemens manufacturing facility in Sacramento, Calif., where it will be installed into a Charger® locomotive. The Charger—a diesel-electric passenger locomotive—will be put into service for a five-state, 35-unit initial order with the departments of transportation of Illinois, California, Michigan, Missouri and Washington. The Charger locomotives will also power the trainsets for All Aboard Florida.

Read the full story from Railway Age Managing Editor Carolina Worrell by clicking here.

 

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