Siemens Charger Amtrak (ALC-42)

In December 2018 Siemens write down another large order in its order book for passenger diesel locomotives. Amtrak, the United States‘ National Railroad Passenger Corporation, awarded the manufacturer with a contract for 75 new Charger locomotives. These will primarily replace the aging Amtrak P40 and P42 locomotives used on long-distance and state-supported routes.