China: The shunting locomotive is operated in Changzhou.
Brief overview of key events and news in the rail rolling stock markets.
Russia: The mainline freight locomotive is certified to TR EAEU 001/2011. The pilot batch will consist of 400 three- and two-section diesel locomotives.
India: Under a $1.8 bln tender the national operator expects to receive 100 locomotives for passenger trains operating at 160 km/h, and 500 ones for freight trains running at 100 km/h.
China: At its Zhuzhou facility, the manufacturer presented the XNY locomotive ordered by Lianyang Iron & Steel.
EU: Over 2,500 Traxx locomotives have been sold across Europe, North America, Africa, and Central and South Asia, Alstom says.
The highest grade of automation, GoA4, has become familiar for metro and monorail and will soon be adopted in other segments of railway transport.
One of the main trends in railway transport in recent years is replacing diesel engines with alternative ones. As all major manufacturers are responsive to market demands, they develop rolling stock on alternative traction.
India relies on the creation and expansion of its own facilities and technology transfer with mandatory localisation under the national programme Make in India.