The locomotive landscape

September 9, 2015

2015 is adding up to be a year of innovation, and a few surprises, in the North American locomotive market.

 

Mid-2015 may not be the ideal time for an overview of motive power developments in the railroad industry. Freight traffic in some sectors has been falling off, and the industry is starting to store cars and locomotives. Nevertheless, locomotive builders, component suppliers and railroads are pressing ahead with efforts driven largely by the requirement to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 emissions standards, as well as those of state and local air quality regulatory bodies. Here are just a few of the programs under way.

 

Read Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono’s full article by clicking here.

 

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