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GE Enters U.K. Market With 30 Locomotive Order

Freightliner Group order for 30 freight locomotives puts GE Transportation in the U.K. rail freight market for the first time.

ERIE, Pa. (AP) β€” Engineering conglomerate General Electric Co. said Monday its transportation unit received an order for 30 freight locomotives from transport company Freightliner Group Ltd.
 
GE did not disclose financial terms of the deal, but said it was the largest order by volume for U.K.-based Freightliner. The deal puts GE Transportation in the U.K. rail freight market for the first time. Deliveries are scheduled for 2009.
 
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