Canadian National has ordered a further 60 Evolution Series diesel locomotives from GE Transportation, building on an order for 200 placed in December 2017.
The EPA Tier 4 compliant locomotives will be produced at the GE Manufacturing Solutions facility in Fort Worth, Texas. They will be equipped with GoLINC networking technology, Trip Optimizer fuel saving system and Locotrol distributed power controls. The deal announced on September 5 includes a multi-year support agreement.
‘With strong demand across our business, we continue to invest for the long haul with these locomotives that further expand the reliability and size of our fleet’, said CN President & CEO JJ Ruest. ‘With expanded infrastructure and new equipment, we are giving our industry-leading transportation team the tools they need to provide higher levels of service with greater operating efficiency.’