Mexican rail says 'all aboard' to green technologies

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to Mexican rail association AMF to accelerate the adoption of green power technologies throughout the country's freight rail locomotive fleet.

The technical assistance project will assess opportunities to replace, rebuild or retrofit freight locomotives to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions, USTDA said in a statement.

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"The opportunity to conduct the USTDA-funded technical assistance will be competed through Federal Business Opportunities," the statement added.

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