Union Pacific Leases New Hybrid Electric Locomotive.
According to the company, the Green Goat hybrid train, which uses batteries to power its electric traction motors, is designed for light-to-medium switching and has an expected fuel savings of up to 80 percent.
"Union Pacific has been a leader in pursuing new technology to reduce diesel air emissions," said Union Pacific senior assistant vice president of safety, environment and security Bob Grimaila.
Contact: John Bromley, Union Pacific, phone 402-544-3475, website http://www.up.com.
(EIN STAFF: 9/30)
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|Publication:||Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Today|
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|Date:||Oct 5, 2004|
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