First GE Hybrid Freight Locomotive to Be Displayed at Union Station with Fabian Nunez, Speaker California State Assembly
Other Rail Technologies to be Highlighted Trackside at Ecomagination Event
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Electric Company(NYSE: GE):
WHAT: GE - Transportation will unveil its first, demonstration hybrid freight locomotive on Thursday, May 24th. The unit will be one of many products manufactured by GE for the rail industry, designed to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency.
Other products on display will include an Evolution Series locomotive, anti-idling technology and train optimization software. Experts from GE and Class I railroads will be on hand to answer questions.
This exhibit is part of GE's ecomagination event taking place at Universal Studios on Thursday.
WHEN: Thursday, May 24, 2007
9 - 10:30 a.m., PDT
WHERE: Los Angeles Union Station
800 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA
WHO: John Dineen, President & CEO, GE - Transportation
Steve Gray, VP of Global Technology, GE - Transportation
Representatives from BNSF and Union Pacific Railroads
About GE Transportation:
GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), delivers technology solutions for the rail, marine, mining and energy industries. Products and services include freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for marine and stationary power applications, gear units for wind turbines and motorized systems for mining trucks and drills.
Michelle Vega, 323-202-1035
Sierra Wilson, 323-202-1416
GE Transportation Communications Manager