MONGOLIA: CNR Dalian has completed five 1520 mm gauge diesel locomotives for export to Mongolia, its second delivery to the country.
They have 16V240ZJD engines rated at 2940 kW, and feature air-conditioning and a toilet for crew comfort.
NEW ZEALAND: KiwiRail signed an order for a further 20 DL diesel locomotives from CNR Dalian on June 2. Scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2012, they will be identical to the 20 ordered in 2009 and delivered in two stages over the last year.
MONGOLIA: Expressions of interest in financing, building and operating a 1 100 km east-west railway have been called by national railway shareholding company MTZ.
MONGOLIA: Ulaanbaatar Railway signed a contract with Transmash Holding for the supply of 35 2TE116UM twin-section diesel freight locomotives and 13 TEM18DM shunters on October 28.
Railroad Development Corp subsidiary Iowa Interstate Railroad opened a bridge over the Raccoon River in Booneville, Iowa, on June 30. Named after RDC executive William J Duggan, the structure west of Des Moines replaces a 119-year-old truss bridge. The Federal Railroad Administration funded half of ...
USA: New England regional railroad Pan Am Railways has been put up for sale, with the private owners including majority shareholder Tim Mellon appointing BMO Financial Group to assist with the process.
IRELAND: Global logistics company XPO is preparing to launch a regular freight service between Ballina in the northwest and the port of Waterford in the southeast.
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