November 14, 2013
Will develop, test and commission a new PTC system for the MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) commuter lines.
September 13, 2013
Will be built at the factory in Sacramento, Calif., and are due to be delivered starting in summer 2015. The full order is to be completed by December 2016.
July 31, 2013
Testing includes maximum speed runs, acceleration and braking, operating with Amtrak passenger coach cars attached and testing the overall performance capabilities of the locomotive.
June 5, 2013
In energy savings mode, the energy storage unit absorbs the energy generated by braking rail vehicles and stores it until the system can safely feed it back to the power supply during vehicle acceleration.
May 27, 2013
Per a $73 million contract, the 18 vehicles will be manufactured from start to finish at Siemens' rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif., a facility powered almost entirely by two megawatts of solar energy. The first new rail cars are expected to be delivered in August 2014.
May 20, 2013
Electric locomotives are being assembled in Siemens’ Sacramento, Calif., rail manufacturing plant powered by renewable energy, with parts built from its plants in Norwood, Ohio, Alpharetta, Ga., and Richland, Miss., and nearly 70 suppliers, representing more than 60 cities and 23 states.
May 15, 2013
Invensys will be integrated into the rail automation business of the Mobility and Logistics Division. Former Invensys Rail President and CEO John Paljug will become head of Siemens U.S. Rail Automation business, headquartered in New York, N.Y. More than 500 Invensys employees will be joining Siemens Rail Automation.
May 14, 2013
The first units of the $466 million order, to be used in the northeast, will be field tested this summer for entry into revenue service in the fall.
April 8, 2013
Will supply all the body shells as well as trailer bogies of the new ICx fleet. Furthermore, Bombardier will carry out the final assembly of all end coaches and of some intermediate coaches.
March 6, 2013
Move to Alpharetta, Ga., allows a quicker response to the production and service needs of its customers in North America, as well as meeting “Buy America” compliance.
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