Railway supply industry news

Latest business news from the global railway supply industry, including company mergers, acquisitions and financial results.

MotivePower diesel-electric locomotive for MTA New York City Transit works trains.

Wabtec to close MotivePower plant


USA: Wabtec is to end locomotive production at the MotivePower plant in Boise, Idaho, by early 2020, with manufacturing to be consolidated at the former GE Transportation site in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Headquartered in Chicago, FreightCar America has facilities at Cherokee in the Shoals region of in Alabama, Grand Island in Nebraska, Johnstown in Pennsylvania, Roanoke in Virginia and Shanghai in China.

Mexican wagon manufacturing joint venture announced


MEXICO: US wagon manufacturer FreightCar America and heavy fabrication company Fabricaciones y Servicios de México have announced a joint venture to produce wagons in Castaños.

Appalachian Railcar Services wagon.

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Transmashholding’s TMH International and the RSRS GmbH Railway Infrastructure joint venture of RZDstroy and Molinari Rail have signed memorandum of understanding for co-operation on international rail projects, including development, feasibility studies, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.


RJ Corman Railroad Co leases Childersburg Line


USA: RJ Corman Railroad Co has finalised a long-term agreement to lease a 21 km short line in Coosa Pines, Alabama, from the City of Childersburg Local Redevelopment Authority.

The Alstom in Motion strategic plan for 2023 has been announced.

Bouygues cuts its stake in Alstom


ALSTOM: On September 12, French construction and industrials conglomerate Bouygues confirmed that it had divested more than 29 million shares in Alstom.

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