TITLE

Emissions regulations tightened again

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Chris
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Feb2011, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implementation of tighter emission regulations. In January 2011, the Euro IIIB emissions regulations for diesel engines up to 560 kilowatts (kW) were introduced. On the other hand, Tier 3 standards have been applied by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with Tier 4 introduction scheduled for 2015. It was mentioned that Schenker Rail's purchase of the Gravita 10BB locomotives from Voith Turbo Lokomotivtechnik demonstrates the investment made by European railways to comply with stricter emission regulations.
ACCESSION #
58668105

 

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