Pikes Peak Cog Railway orders engines, cars, rail for $100 million rebuilding project

By Wayne Heilman, The Gazette; January 31, 2019

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway has ordered three new engines, nine passenger cars and cog-rail and snow removal systems from a Switzerland-based manufacturer as part of the $100 million rebuild of the railway.

Stadler Bussnang AG announced in January that it had received the order for the rack-and-pinion diesel locomotives, the rail cars that will be configured to carry 240-260 passengers, cog-rail and snow removal systems. Stadler spokeswoman Charlotte Thalhammer said the components would be manufactured at the company’s plants in Switzerland, but a delivery schedule had not been set yet because the specifics of the order were still being worked out.

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