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  • Second Round of Testing

    NOT FOR DISSEMINATION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES February 7, 2014 Update from TractivePower Tractive Power is extremely pleased to announce the successful completion of the second round of testing of its prototype TP56, a 3-Axle Switcher Locomotive. The test was carried out on February the 1st 2014 at TractivePower’s Squamish manufacturing facilities. The TP56 pulled 7 railcars with the brakes applied, producing 50,000 lbs. of tractive effort. This test was conducted ...

    Posted at February 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Latest News - Archives | 0 Comment
  • Successful First Test of TP56 Prototype

    NOT FOR DISSEMINATION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES January 17, 2014 News Update from TractivePower TractivePower is extremely pleased to announce the successful completion of the first test of its prototype TP56, a 3-Axle Switcher Locomotive. The test was carried out on January 16th, 2014 at TractivePower’s Squamish manufacturing facilities. 40,000 lbs. of Tractive Effort were produced by the TP56, somewhat less than the rated capacity of 56,000 lbs. However, the test ...

    Posted at January 20, 2014 | By : | Categories : Latest News - Archives | 0 Comment
  • TP56 Demonstration Lease

    NOT FOR DISSEMINATION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES January 9, 2014 News Update from TractivePower TractivePower is pleased to report that it has signed a demonstration lease for its prototype TP56 industrial locomotive with Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited (“P&H”), the major Canadian trader of grains and other foodstuffs. The lease is scheduled to commence on March 1, 2014. With over 40 sites across Canada that require industrial switching, including interests in several locations ...

    Posted at January 20, 2014 | By : | Categories : Latest News - Archives | 0 Comment
  • BC Ferries to Build 3 New LNG vessels

    With British Columbia being a world supplier of LNG, its government run BC Ferries plans to build three new ships to replace the two aging ferries currently servicing the Comox-Powell River and Southern Gulf Islands routes, and they might be powered by natural gas as well as being diesel capable. BC Ferries is still considering if the ships will be powered by liquefied natural gas, and further technical and financial analyses will be required before a ...

    Posted at December 10, 2013 | By : | Categories : Latest News - Archives | 0 Comment
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