Powering the World's Railways

Railway Power

Caterpillar offers rail equipment provided by two of the most respected names in the business: Progress Rail and Electro-Motive Diesel - and all backed by the power of Caterpillar.

Caterpillar Engines for the Rail Industry

Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar Company, along with our worldwide Caterpillar Dealer Network is responsible for the sales and support of Caterpillar engines and systems solutions for the rail industry:

  • Locomotive traction power from 200 to 5000 bkW
  • Head-end/hotel power from 300 to 725 ekW
  • Maintenance Of Way power from 8 to 2000 bkW

Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of heavy duty diesel engines and specifically develops locomotive engines based on several key engine platforms. When it comes to reliable engine power, you can't afford to compromise. You need proven power. Optimum power. Caterpillar understands how important your rail power needs are. That's why we design rail engines for superior reliability. That's why every Cat® rail engine is built to last. Cat® engine reliability doesn't stop at the engine design. When you buy a Cat® rail engine, you're assured of excellence in customer support. Our global dealer network offers you the expertise and parts you need to keep your engine running smoothly.

Rail industry specialists along with our worldwide Cat® Dealer Network provide in-depth leadership and expertise in the development of the application and installation solutions for the railway applications. The increasing complexity of emissions-compliant engines means this knowledge of locomotives and their operating environment is more critical than ever.

Progress Rail is one of the largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad and transit system products and services in North America. Its broad range of facilities include locomotive upgrade and repair, rail wagon remanufacturing, rail welding, rail repair and replacement, signal design and installation, maintenance of way equipment, parts reclamation and recycling. Currently the company operates more than 150 facilities across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Visit www.progressrail.com to learn more

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), headquartered in LaGrange, Illinois, is the world's largest builder of diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial railroad applications, including mining. With business offices and build locations around the world, EMD designs, manufactures and sells diesel-electric locomotives and has sold its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. In addition to its manufacturing activities, EMD has an extensive aftermarket business offering customers replacement parts, maintenance solutions, and a range of value-added services.

Visit www.emdiesels.com to learn more

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