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J 05-24-2007 02:43 PM

GE Hybrid on Display LAUPT
 
I'll quote the following as it is a PR Release:

Quote:

WHAT: GE - Transportation will unveil its first, demonstration
hybrid freight locomotive on Thursday, May 24th. The unit
will be one of many products manufactured by GE for the rail
industry, designed to reduce emissions and improve fuel
efficiency.

Other products on display will include an Evolution Series
locomotive, anti-idling technology and train optimization
software. Experts from GE and Class I railroads will be on
hand to answer questions.

This exhibit is part of GE's ecomagination event taking place
at Universal Studios on Thursday.

WHEN: Thursday, May 24, 2007
9 - 10:30 a.m., PDT

WHERE: Los Angeles Union Station
800 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA
Track 13

WHO: John Dineen, President & CEO, GE - Transportation
Steve Gray, VP of Global Technology, GE - Transportation
Representatives from BNSF and Union Pacific Railroads
SOURCE: http://home.businesswire.com/portal/...21&newsLang=en

The following discussion thread has some photographs of this unique unit.
http://www.railpictures.net/forums/s...ghlight=HYBRID

Additional Information
http://ge.ecomagination.com/site/dow...nepager_en.pdf

Studogg120 05-24-2007 11:32 PM

I saw a report on the news this morning about it.


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