Visitors Inspect A Bombardier Traxx P160 Engine

Visitors Inspect A Bombardier Traxx P160 Engine

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Contrasting views on future demand have led to divergent strategies, with Montreal-based Bombardier, the No. 1 train maker, focused on the lighter Traxx locomotive, of which it has added an electric variant equipped with a “last mile” diesel engine permitting operations in non-electrified rail yards.