Wednesday, May 11, 2011

NJ Transit To Unveil First Dual-Mode Train

(CBSNewYork/AP) NJ Transit on Wednesday will unveil its first locomotive that can operate on diesel fuel and electricity.
Spokesman Dan Stessel tells The Record newspaper the dual-mode engine is the first of its kind on any railroad in North America.
The locomotive is one of 26 purchased by a $310 million order in 2008 that was made with the now-defunct Hudson River commuter rail tunnel in mind. Continued

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