TITLE

Locomotive site selected

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Dec2010, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the selection of a former ABB factory in Muncie, Indiana to become the site Progress Rail Services' new U.S. diesel locomotive plant.
ACCESSION #
57086610

 

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