Electro Motive Diesel

Rail Revelations at Minneapolis Meeting

September 23, 2015 in CNG, Event/Meeting, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Natural Gas Presentations at LMOA Conference October 4-6

Representatives of Caterpillar’s Electro Motive Diesel unit and the Norfolk Southern railroad will give presentations on natural gas-fueled locomotives at the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association conference early next month.

LNG Locomotives for Los Angeles?

January 9, 2013 in LNG, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Latest Buy Includes a Requirement to Study the Technology

The board of Los Angeles-area Metrolink has approved an outlay of $129.4 million for state-of-the-art low-emission Electro-Motive Diesel locomotives, with a stipulation that natural gas and other alternative propulsion systems, including batteries, be considered in lieu of conventional diesel.

CN Progress on LNG Trains

October 14, 2012 in LNG, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Alberta ECI Locomotive Trials Affirmed on Alberta Route,
InoxCVA Tapped as Railroad Sees HPDI for Longer Term

CN – Canadian National Railway – has confirmed trials of an LNG-fueled train in Alberta using technology from ECI, Washington State’s Energy Conversions, Inc. CN says that for the longer term, it’s working with Westport Innovations, Gaz Metro, and Caterpillar’s EMD unit on high pressure direct injection technology, and on a standardized railway tender, or LNG fuel car.

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