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The Railserve LEAF® in the News.

The Railserve LEAF has appeared in the following news stories. Be sure to check out our Press Releases for the latest announcements.

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Switcher locomotives among most cost-effective options for emission reduction.

New joint research by the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) shows one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce emissions is with a Switcher upgrade. Tier 4 Switching locomotives significantly reduce emissions while adding a cost-saving benefit. Plus, funds from Volkswagen’s $2.9 billion environmental trust can be used to help pay for the cost of the upgrades.

Read more about the research on the Diesel Technology Forum website.

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Railserve appears in Progressive Railroading article

Locomotive manufacturers focus on modernization work as demand for units dwindles

"Fuel efficiency also is a key selling point for Railserve’s Dual LEAF® locomotives. The units, which comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier IV emission standard, are 15 percent more fuel efficient than the Tier III-compliant LEAF models, according to the company.

"All LEAF locomotives built to date have been constructed on existing frames, but the company hasn’t ruled out building entirely new LEAF units." Read the full article on

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State of Rest, State-of-the-Art

Railway Age discusses, "How to keep a locomotive warmed up and ready for duty, without excessive idling"
Read the story online, beginning on page 29

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Railserve's Tier 4 locomotive debut featured in Trains

Trains magazine writes about the Railserve LEAF in their September issue. This featured genset locomotive meets EPA Tier 4 compliance. You can see more on the Trains website. Subscribers to Train can read the full story.

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Project Logistics: Going the Distance

When logistics professionals are tasked with a special project... they're expected to go the extra mile. In the section, "Thinking outside the boxcar" of this article, T.J. Mahoney discusses the challenges of Railserve's international shipment of locomotives to Africa. Read more

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US-based company exports locos to sub-Saharan Africa

In response to market demand for a cost-effective locomotive for rail yard switching, Atlanta-based company Railserve jumped at the opportunity to supply a solution... Read the full story on Railways Africa.

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Feds help Atlanta company nab $10 million deal reports on Railserve's deal to manufacture and ship 6 Railserve LEAF locomotives to Gabon, Africa. Read the full story on

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Railserve LEAF appears in The Manifest

Intermarine, LLC transported Railserve's 2015 shipment of 6 Dual LEAF Locomotives to the continent of Africa. They tell the story in their company newsletter, The Manifest.  This transatlantic shipment to Africa is also featured in our Press Releases.

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Railserve LEAF helps Duke Energy reduce emissions, fuel use with coal-plant locomotive

Read the article on Charlotte Business Journal

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Feed & Grain Magazine interviews T.J. Mahoney about the Railserve LEAF® locomotive

This interview took place at GEAPS Exchange.

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Have questions about the Railserve LEAF?

If you have questions or want to discuss any press releases,  please contact T.J. Mahoney. High-resolution images are available upon request. Read more about Railserve LEAF on our News page.

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