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About Tractive Power Corporation

Tractive Power Corporation is a private 100% employee owned company that is dedicated to finding better product and technology solutions for the rail industry.

The company was founded by Frank Donnelly in 2010 to provide innovative and practical solutions to the rail industry.  Frank is a well known innovator, with over 30 patents to his name.

Using a unique approach, Frank Donnelly and his talented team have taken up the challenge to offer solutions to moving material by rail.

Tractive Power’s initial product is the ‘TP56’ – an industrial switching locomotive.  This new design is a solution to the large industrial user seeking efficiencies in moving railcars within their facility.

Tractive Power currently operates out of two facilities:

• Administrative office in North Vancouver, British Columbia;
• Manufacturing Partner: Motive Power Resources
• Major Fabrication Partner: Curry Rail Services (CRS) of Hollidaysburg, PA, USA. CRS has extensive knowledge in all facets of locomotive assembly from engineering to the fabrication and final assembly of locomotives. The combined experience between Tractive Power Corporation and Curry Rail Services is truly a great partnership that offers a high quality product that meets the expectations of the industrial rail market. CRS is both ISO-9000-2008 and AAR M-1003 certified. Both companies look forward to a long and prosperous relationship. You can find out more about Curry Rail Services at www.curryrail.com.