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DUAL POWER LOCOMOTIVE PROCUREMENT

Project Scope:

This project involves the acquisition of 35 dual powered locomotives. 

 

Project Cost:

Approximately $410,000,000.

 

Schedule:

Delivery date of first Dual Power locomotive – Spring 2011

Delivery date of 35th Dual Power locomotive – Winter 2012

 

Benefits:

The locomotives will be able to operate on both electrified and non-electrified territories.  In electrified territory, propulsion will be via catenary.  On non-electrified lines, diesel engines will be used.  These locomotives will provide a level of flexibility that can improve and facilitate operations.