TITLE

Brazilian locomotive factory site announced

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Progress Rail Services has leased a previous disused plant at Sere Lagoas in Minas Gerais state in Brazil that will be used to assemble Electro-Motive Diesel branded locomotives for the South American market.
ACCESSION #
66187920

 

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