Progress Rail Develops Battery Switcher in Conjunction with Vale

August 3, 2020

Our Progress Rail team recently announced the development of a new battery-powered switcher locomotive to be available globally, working in collaboration with its South American customer, Vale. The zero-emission, zero-idle and low noise EMD® Joule locomotive broadens Progress Rail’s rolling stock portfolio with the latest smart lithium-ion battery technology and reliable performance for instant start within yard applications.

Learn more about this exciting development from our Rail team.

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