MEXICO: Ferromex has awarded Alstom a five-year contract to maintain 219 EMD and GE diesel freight locomotives

The contract announced on January 9 includes condition-based and predictive maintenance which will include oil and vibration analysis and remote monitoring. This is expected to bring a reduction in operating costs.

The locomotives will be maintained at Ferromex depots in Torreón, Chihuahua and Guadalajara, supporting 150 jobs directly.