GE - Transportation is the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives with more than 15,000 locomotives operating around the globe. At the same time, we’re a chief provider of on-board and wayside signaling, communications, control and information systems. We’re also the industry leader in service, maintaining an installed base of more than 8,000 locomotives worldwide.
Our customers include major and shortline freight railroads, passenger lines and urban transport systems around the world.
Our history of innovation dates back to the late 1800s, when Thomas Edison invented an electric locomotive that helped launch the GE company. We built our first diesel engines for rail nearly 90 years ago, and today we remain at the forefront of technology advancements in the rail transportation industry.