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EMD, Dalian to provide 300 locomotives to Chinese railway

China’s Ministry of Railways recently ordered 300 6,000-horsepower locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. (EMD) and Dalian Locomotive Works (DLoco).

The ministry is purchasing the locomotives as part of a program to upgrade the country’s rail network.

EMD and DLoco will begin testing the first locomotives in 2007 and finish delivering them in 2009.

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