Pretty in Pink
ScottRail's Twitter users voted for a pink engine
MTU continues successful course in China
Six companies from across China's industries signed contracts and letters of intent covering over 200 MTU engines of various types at the CIIE.
MTU Rail Service 4.0
Hitachi relies on digital customer support from MTU.
The Dragon rides the rails
China’s rise as a global rail technology player.
Argentinian railways back on track
Credit from China and engines from Friedrichshafen give Argentina’s rail system a new lease on life.
Tier 4 locos with MTU
MTU will deliver Series 4000 and Series 2000 engines to Knoxville Locomotive Works.
MTU PowerPacks for UK's Transpennine Express
MTU is once again to deliver rail drive systems to Hitachi Rail Europe: a total of 57 MTU Series 1600 PowerPacks will be used to power 19 new Class 802 intercity trains.
To Sylt by train with MTU
For its motorail service from Niebüll, on the mainland, to the town of Westerland on Sylt, rail operator RDC AUTOZUG Sylt GmbH has bought two new Siemens Vectron DE diesel-electric locomotives.
Kiwis from China
Powered by MTU engines from Germany, KiwiRail's chinese DL-Class locomotives haul freight trains weighing thousand of tons
Hitachi honours MTU as best Supplier
MTU has delivered over 200 PowerPacks on time to Hitachi and at a consistently high quality during that time.
Queen takes a train ride with MTU
The brand new train of British railway company Great Western Railways wears noble dark green livery and carries a royal title: Queen Elizabeth II.
MTU rail engines for New Zealand
MTU is to supply Series 4000 rail engines for New Zealand rail operator Kiwi Rail for the fourth time.
PowerPacks for CAF regional trains in England
MTU is to supply 140 environmentally-friendly Series 1800 PowerPacks to Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF.
MTU to supply 136 PowerPacks for Hitachi Class 802
MTU has received an order from Hitachi Rail Europe to supply 136 Series 1600 PowerPacks to be installed in a total of 36 Class 802 high-speed trains
Ultra-Low emission engines for Vossloh locos
MTU has signed a letter of intent with Vossloh Locomotives GmbH for the delivery of 44 ultra-low emission Series 4000 rail engines.
Partnership with Hitachi
MTU is to supply additional Series 1600 PowerPacks to Hitachi Rail Europe, and will assume responsibility for their maintenance from 2017.
Remanufactured PowerPacks for Transdev Group
MTU has signed a contract with Transdev Group for the remanufacturing of around 400 PowerPacks.
World Premiere: MTU Hybrid PowerPack
MTU is staging a world premiere at Innotrans: the MTU Hybrid PowerPack will be on show together with the new MTU EnergyPack battery system.
MTU at Innotrans
MTU is to present its current and pioneering drive systems and service solutions at international railway exhibition Innotrans.
1,000th PowerPack for Alstom
MTU is to deliver the 1,000th MTU Series 1800 PowerPack designed to meet EU Stage IIIB emissions standards to railcar manufacturer Alstom.
MTU rail engines operate worldwide. Click on this interactive map and find out where these engines operate.
New lease of life for Latvian locos
In Latvia, the first of 14 Type 2M62UM double section mainline locomotives has begun a new life of service.
On the Swabian Railway
MTU-powered trains carry not only locals but large numbers of tourists through the Südbahn railway line from Ulm to Friedrichshafen - a popular holiday region.
German debut for Link trains
Link railcars supplied by Polish manufacturer PESA and driven by MTU PowerPacks are now in operation on routes in Germany for the first time.
First locomotives for Transnet presented
First of 232 CRRC locomotives for South Africa were inaugurated in Dalian. The locomotives are powered by MTU Type 20V 4000 R63L engines.
Lithuanian Railways overhauls freight locomotives using MTU reman engines.
MTU to supply 100 engines for Chinese freight locomotives in Argentina
MTU has received orders for the delivery of a total of 100 Series 4000 engines from Chinese locomotive manufacturer China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC).
Second major engine remanufacturing
The first engine to be returned to operator Virgin Trains following a second major remanufacturing at MTU Reman Technologies in Magdeburg.
26 MTU PowerPacks for regional trains in Denmark
Alstom has ordered 26 MTU PowerPacks for 13 Coradia Lint 41 rail vehicles.
Ten new locomotives for Poland's diesel-powered rolling stock
Polish rail operator PKP Intercity is planning to put ten brand-new GAMA 111Db locomotives into regular service by the end of October.
SBB orders additional Harsco maintenance vehicles driven by MTU PowerPacks
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) have again chosen maintenance vehicles powered by MTU.
An uphill task
MTU repowered the Alstom diesel-electric Type AD16 locomotive, which transports passengers and various other things in Madagascar
Maybach and MTU traction systems make British railway history
MTU and its predecessor companies have had a shaping influence on the development of rail traffic in the UK with their innovative traction and service solutions since the 1950s.
MTU showcases Hybrid PowerPack at Railtex Exhibition
From 12 to 14 May 2015, MTU will be showcasing its Hybrid PowerPack at the Railtex Exhibition in Birmingham, England, at booth A85.
Carrying the hopes of a nation
Chinese locomotives are set to reshape freight traffic in South Africa and put the nation on track for economic growth. They are driven by MTU engines.
Diesel goes electric: Hybrid drives prove themselves in trials
For the very first time, MTU has performed its own tests on a hybrid train.
First Hitachi Super Express Train arrives in the UK
The first Class 800 pre-series train for the British Intercity Express Programme (IEP) arrived in England today. MTU PowerPacks®, with 700 kW output, power the vehicle.
MTU PowerPacks for Hungarian railroad maintenance and construction vehicles
From mid-2016, four MTU Series 1800 PowerPacks will be driving track maintenance vehicles operated by Hungarian State Railways.
Rolls-Royce MTU engines to power Chinese Locomotives in South Africa
Rolls-Royce has received a major order from Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian (CNR) and its local South African Consortium (CNRRSSA) for the delivery of a total of 232 MTU Series 4000 engines.
First Hitachi Super Express Train rolls into action
Hitachi has put its first three pre-series Hitachi Super Express trains onto the tracks. The trains rolled out of the Hitachi factory in Kasado, Japan, on 13 November.
Rolls-Royce supplies MTU engines to Latvian State Railways
Rolls-Royce has won an order to supply 28 MTU engines to Latvian State Railways.
Rolls-Royce and PESA sign framework agreement for the delivery of MTU PowerPacks
Rolls-Royce is to supply up to 940 MTU PowerPacks to the Polish rail vehicle manufacturer PESA. The underfloor drive units are to be used to power Link railcars operated by Deutsche Bahn.
5,555 MTU Rail PowerPacks
Since 1996, MTU staff have assembled almost 5,555 rail PowerPacks based on Series 183, Series 1800, and, most recently, Series 1600 engines
Gigantic show with personal touch
Michael Kempf is a service technician currently at Innotrans and sent this post about the importance of service.
Slideshow MTU@InnoTrans 2014: 90 years of rail drives
Take a walk around the trade show with us. Say hello to our staff at the MTU booth. Discover at the open-air area...
'Rail industry is getting cosmopolitan'
A post from Aaron Haußmann, team leader in rail drive sales, about his first day at Innotrans.
A view of the MTU booth
MTU showcases an engine from bygone days, and next to it, its current rail portfolio.
Trade Show Highlights
MTU engines are not only showcased at the MTU booth, but can be seen in many of the locomotives and railcars in the outdoor display.
Video: Shaping the Future
A video showing MTU milestones in 90 years of railway history.
Innotrans here at last!
Countdown to Innotrans - blog post from MTU applications technician Ulrich Tröstler.
90 years as a systems partner
In 1924, Karl Maybach laid the foundation for the MTU rail-drive brand, putting the company on track for success.
Innotrans 2014: MTU exhibits milestones from 90 years of rail drives
MTU will be exhibiting its drive and service solutions at the international trade show for railway technology Innotrans. The company will be celebrating an anniversary on this occasion: Products from MTU have been driving the rail industry for 90 years.
MTU to supply Series 1600 engines for maintenance vehicles in Gotthard and Ceneri Base Tunnels
MTU Series 1600 engines are set to play a vital role in the maintenance of the new Gotthard and Ceneri Base Tunnels.
What does the future hold for automatic start/stop technology, bi-fuel and gas engines and hybrid drive systems? A look into the future in the rail sector.
MTU supplies diesel engines to Pesa for new Gama locomotives
MTU has received an order from Polish rail vehicle manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz SA for ten Series 4000 locomotive diesel engines.
Coradia Lint power cars put into service in the Cologne region
In mid-January, the first of 56 Coradia Lint power cars manufactured by Alstom was unveiled at Cologne Central Station.
Series 1600 Rail engines now go into series production
Series production of Series 1600 engines for shunting locomotives and railcars has already begun at MTU.
First MTU Series 1600 locomotive engines go into service
Locomotives equipped with the new MTU Series 1600 engine have gone into service for the first time.
For its new marshalling locomotive, American rail vehicle builder Knoxville Locomotive has switched to a single high-speed MTU unit.
King of the hill
Up to 4,000 wagons are shunted around every day at Europe´s biggest marshalling yard. Without reliable freight locomotives, everything would come to a standstill.