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1. Creating a Green Locomotive
From its very beginnings, the key to a locomotive's power has been its ability to convert fuel into motion. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, locomotives harnessed steam to move trains. Almost anything that would burn was used to fuel a fire under a water-filled boiler that created the steam
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000131 - 06/04/2007 at 21:58

2. Union Pacific's "Green" Fleet
About 55 percent of Union Pacific's more than 8,500-unit locomotive fleet is certified under existing EPA Tier 0, Tier 1 or Tier 2 regulations governing air emissions. That gives Union Pacific the most environmentally friendly locomotive fleet in the nation.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000365 - 04/23/2008 at 05:24

3. Gaspésie Diesel signs repair contract with Via
VIA Rail announced that it has awarded a $600,000 contract for repairs to two passenger cars to New Richmond-based Gaspésie Diesel. The mandate consists of repairs to the body structure of a coach and Skyline (dome) car, as well as to their ventilation, electrical and water supply systems.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000001006 - 11/27/2010 at 07:10

4. 100th single-cab diesel locomotive to SNCF
On 1 April, Alstom delivered the 100th single-cab diesel locomotive (BB460100) to SNCF at the Sotteville Technicentre. The locomotive is being assigned to freight traffic like its 99 predecessors.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000668 - 04/24/2009 at 06:28

5. Russian Railways plans to reduce energy use
Under Russian Railways' Energy Strategy, the Company expects to reduce energy consumption on the transportation side by at least 30% between 2008 and 2020.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000496 - 10/08/2008 at 06:58

6. Alstom to supply 15 diesel locomotives to the SNCF
The SNCF has just ordered 15 diesel mono-cab locomotives for its Infrastructure operations from Alstom Transport. The locomotives are a part of an amendment to the initial contract for 160 BB460000 locomotives for its Freight operations awarded to Alstom in July 2004.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000522 - 11/05/2008 at 05:02

7. Cleanest diesel locomotive begins trials
The world's “cleanest” diesel locomotive is to start operations in the Kornwestheim marshalling yard as a trials platform. This means that the joint research project being conducted by Deutsche Bahn and MTU Friedrichshafen has now entered the field trials stage.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000454 - 08/17/2008 at 07:37

8. Alstom delivers SNCF 100th Prima diesel locomotive
On 24 January 2009, Alstom delivered the 100th Prima locomotive (BB475000) to SNCF at its Belfort site. The previous 99 locomotives operate on the French rail network, whereas this 100th locomotive is the first in a series of 33 fitted with safety equipment for the German rail network.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000618 - 02/27/2009 at 07:37

9. New contracts for Veolia Transport in Germany
The first contract concerns the Leipzig regional rail system. Veolia Verkehr operates a 219 km system with eight lines.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000930 - 03/05/2010 at 07:11

10. Consultation on electrification strateggy launched
A formal consultation looking into expanding the electrified network was launched today as Network Rail, on behalf of the rail industry, published a proposed strategy on electrification.
http://www.webtrains.co.uk/news.php?article=1000000707 - 06/04/2009 at 22:33

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