Railcolor.net Loks-aus-Kiel.de Webshop
Lok-Datenbank.de
Facebook Twitter Flickr LinkedIn RSS-Feed
de en

2016-12-17 - [TN] Tunesia to receive EMD GT42AC diesels

Home 2016-12-17 - [TN] Tunesia to receive EMD GT42AC diesels

An EMD GT42AC locomotive at an unknown location. Picture by Progress Rail.


By signing a contract at a ceremony attended by the Tunesian Minister of Transport and the Tunesian Secretary of State for Transport on December 5, the CEO of SNCFT and Progress Rail's regional director of international sales finalized a $69.4m contract for the delivery of 20 EMD GT42AC diesel locomotives. SNCFT will use these locomotives for predominantly to haul phosphate trains.


Production of the metre-gauge locomotives will take place at Progress Rail's Muncie facility in the United States. The first batch, consisting of 10 locomotives, will be delivered from Muncie in September 2018. The remaining 10 locomotives are scheduled to follow two months later, in November 2018.


Related sections:
EMD / Progress RailGT42AC

Related news

2017-01-25 - [GB] First China-London train arrives, DB Cargo 66136 in red
2016-12-30 - [IE] Irish Rail 230 to return to the tracks
2016-12-30 - [GB] Fresh paint for three DB Cargo UK Class 66s
2016-12-16 - [BE] Ascendos PB 04 back in service for B Logistics
2016-12-15 - [BE/NL] Rail Feeding 561-03 enters service