Nokian Tyres partners with railroad museum to use restored locomotive to move raw materials

Built in 1951, the locomotive underwent a mostly cosmetic restoration before entering service at the Nokian Tyres manufacturing facility in Dayton, Tennessee. Nokian Tyres

In partnership with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, the company will use the locomotive to pull train cars across 5,000 miles of track connected to a rail line owned by Norfolk Southern Railway. 


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