GE rolls out 6000 h.p. diesel for CSX
- CSX orders 300 GE AC-traction locomotives. Burke, Jack // Traffic World;1/3/94, Vol. 237 Issue 1, p32
Reports on the acquisition by CSX Transportation of 250 AC-traction engines manufactured by General Electric (GE). Inclusions in CSX order for locomotives; CSX plunge into AC traction locomotives; Union Pacific's order of locomotives from GE; Benefits of AC traction technology.
- GE, CSX planing natgas trials. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/14/2013, pA02
The article reports on the partnership of General Electric and CSX Transportation Inc. to start field-testing liquid natural gas-fueled locomotives in the U.S. railroads.
- General Electric's new AC6000CW. Sebastian-Coleman, George // Model Railroader;Sep96, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p78
Features General Electric's AC6000CW as the leader among locomotive engines. History of horsepower revolution; Relocation of air reservoirs above the fuel tank; Overhanging radiator above the rear platform; Increase in overall length; Additional third dynamic break vent; Acquiring parties;...
- C30-7. McGonigal, Robert S. // Trains;Sep99, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p82
Evaluates General Electric's C30-7 diesel locomotives. Features of the locomotives; Production history; Companies which bought the train series.
- GE lobbies for fast Amtrak diesels. // Trains;Mar2010, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p18
The article provides information on General Electric (GE) lobbying the federal government to fund the purchase of high speed passenger diesel locomotives by Amtrak.
- ASK TRAINS. Kos, Sayre C. // Trains;Jan2007, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p94
The article presents questions and answers related to the railroad industry. One person asks about the doll arm signals on the CSX main line. Another inquires about turbocharging in a diesel locomotive. A reader questions the idea of paper wheels and why railroad passenger cars have to be fitted...
- Do The Locomotion: 207 Tons and 4,400 hp. Wilkinson, Stephan // Popular Science;Jun2004, Vol. 264 Issue 6, p32
Provides information on GE Evolutions, an advanced diesel-electric locomotive. Goal for developing the locomotives; Description of the modern locomotive; Advantages of driving Evolution.
- ASK TRAINS. // Trains;Jan2002, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p80
Answers several questions about railroads in the U.S. Activation of railroad grade-crossing lights and gates; Production of two high-voltage straight electric units by General Motors in 1980; Approximate cost of a new AC-traction road diesel-electric locomotive.
- GE's PowerHaul takes shape. // Rail Business Intelligence;3/19/2009, Issue 338, p6
The article reports that General Electric Co., has released technical details of its new PowerHaul diesel locomotive at the Railtex exhibition in London, England. PowerHaul will have higher starting tractive effort than existing heavy freight diesels in Great Britain. Freightliner is the lead...