April 27, 2017 2:00 AM ET


Company Overview of GE Transportation

Company Overview

GE Transportation manufactures passenger and freight diesel-electric and electric locomotives to railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, drilling, and energy storage industries. The company offers electric motors for the onshore and offshore applications in the oil and gas industry; intelligent transportation solutions that include signaling and train control, and train optimization; freight and passenger diesel-electric locomotives, signaling, and communications systems, as well as rail services; and medium-speed diesel engines. It also provides propulsion systems and mining equipment, as well as power, productivity, and water mining solutions; RailConnect 360, a connected suite of solu...

500 West Monroe Street

Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Key Executives for GE Transportation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Senior Vice President of GE
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer
Chairman of the Board of General Electric Company and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Company
Age: 59
Chief Executive Officer of Latin American Region and President of Latin American Region
Chief Information Officer and Digital Thread Leader
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

GE Transportation Key Developments

GE Transportation Enters into an Agreement with DB Cargo

General Electric has announced that its GE Transportation unit has entered into an agreement with European rail freight company DB Cargo to digitize 250 locomotives in Germany, UK, France and Poland. The deal has a term of five years.

GE Transportation Introduces Superbrain That Makes Trains Smarter, Faster

GE Transportation in collaboration with Intel Corp., introduced a superbrain platform solution for locomotives that transforms them into mobile data headquarters, helping make trains smarter and faster. The solution improves operations, fuel efficiency, horsepower and emissions, and enhances a locomotive’s tractive effort. The GoLINC system network, communication and application management platform capable of turning any locomotive into a mobile data center features the 6th Gen Intel Core i7 processor. GoLINC interfaces with both on-board and off-board GE and third-party systems to create a powerful Predix-edge-enabled device. It’s the brain of the train on more than 6,000 locomotives present. The new offering will allow for better data management and video analytics on the locomotive, and enables the creation and deployment of future technologies into the GoLINC platform.

GE Transportation Appoints Yuvbir Singh as Vice President

Yuvbir Singh was appointed vice president of GE Transportation. Singh joined GE in 1995 and has held leadership positions at GE Power. While at GE Power, he served as senior executive of business operations for GE Water. Singh joined GE Transportation in October 2015 to lead the company.

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