Locomotive Modernization Services

At ZTR, our innovative solutions improve the efficiency and performance of equipment to update aging fleets and usher them into a new era of modern performance. Our approach includes flexible options that allow for future upgrades.

Benefits of renewing your fleet:

  • Maintenance:  Improve efficiency and reliability by replacing old parts with new technology.
  • Locomotive Tractive Effort:  Increase drawbar pull by up to 40%.
  • Information Management: Detect trouble faster and reduce shop time.
  • Fuel Conservation:  Reduce idling and save $25,000 in fuel costs per year, per locomotive.
  • Starting Reliability:  Improve locomotive starting consistency with intelligent starting technologies.
  • Locomotive Control Systems:  Increase average daily velocity and reduce maintenance time.
  • Remote Monitoring and Connectivity:  View operation of locomotives and download reports remotely.

Services Include:

Project Management Services

Schematic Update Services

Technical Support Services: Installation, Training & Support

Fleet Evaluations and Solution Design

  • Fuel usage study
  • Tractive effort analysis study
  • Expert consulting and engineering

Ever increasing demands on your fleet and capacity require more from your locomotives. ZTR understands budgetary restrictions and time constraints for upgraded programs and new locomotives. The solution to all of these challenges is focusing on a modernization program rather than purchasing new.

Whatever your budget and schedule requirements are, let ZTR help you bring your aging fleet into a new era of functionality and keep them on the tracks for many more years.