Metra to buy low-emission switch engines

(Source: Chicago Sun-Times, February 17, 2021)

CHICAGO — Metra’s board on Wednesday approved a plan to buy six new low-emission switch locomotives that meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s highest, Tier IV standards. Metra also plans to purchase a zero-emission, all-electric switch engine — the first of its fleet — in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint by slashing diesel emissions.

Full story: Chicago Sun-Times

Thursday, February 18, 2021

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