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Motive Power Resources, Inc., Minooka, IL  Ceritified in Positive Train Control Installations


Minooka, IL  March 2018. Motive Power Resources, Inc.,  (MPR)  is certified to fully install new PTC systems and/or upgrade all diesel-electric locomotive applications.  PTC is an advanced system designed to automatically stop a train before certain accidents occur. In particular, PTC is designed to prevent: Train-to-train collisions, derailments caused by excessive train speed or train movements through misaligned track switches.  Kindly contact your MPR Sales Rep today for a free installation quote.

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Motive Power Resources, Inc., Minooka, IL Completes First Locomotive Rebuild


Minooka, IL, March 17, 2017. Locomotive and locomotive service and parts supplier, Motive Power Resources, Inc. (MPR) announced today that it has completed its first locomotive overhaul at its recently completed heavy overhaul and repair facility in Minooka, IL. The rebuilt locomotive is an EMD SD38, fully upgraded with a ZTR Nexus system, newly rebuilt mechanicals and a host of upgrades. The locomotive is shipping today from Minooka, IL to MPR’s customer, Ardent Mills in Easton, PA. MPR’s new locomotive overhaul center contains approximately 30,000 square feet of heavy locomotive overhaul and repair space, 5,000 square foot of remodeled office and administrative space, all new track construction and a new 12,000 square foot warehouse to accommodate new, rebuilt and qualified parts and components.


"We are extremely proud of the quality of workmanship, materials and process flows that went into the completion of our first overhaul and to see our first completed locomotive roll out of our new facility is a very exciting time for us all” said Steve Bomba, President of MPR. "We are already well known and respected in this industry for our customer focused approach and quality parts and components and with our new facility, fully able to accommodate complete locomotive rebuild projects, wreck repairs and specialty locomotive projects to customer specifications, we feel this is a natural extension of our growing list of product offerings. We put forth an amazing effort to renovate, build, equip and staff our new facility and we are sincerely grateful to all of our employees for their hard work and dedication toward our goal of becoming a premier and growing supplier of locomotives and overhaul services. This is an exciting time for MPR, and we look forward to sharing this excitement with the entire industry."


Motive Power Resources, Inc. is a full line supplier of rebuilt, qualified and repaired locomotives and locomotive components, spare parts and rebuilding services and offers experienced and professional locomotive field service and trucking operations.

Motive Power Resources, Inc., Announces New Lead Team Member


Minooka, IL, November 5, 2015. Motive Power Resources Inc., a supplier of locomotives, components, spare parts and repair and building services, has hired Terry Monaghan as Vice President of Sales.

Monaghan joins the company with more than 40 years of experience in the rail industry,  working primarily with companies such as EMD and GE.

He will work out of Motive Power Resource’s corporate office in Minooka, Ill.

“We are very excited to welcome Terry on board,” said Motive Power Resources President Steve Bomba. “He will be an excellent addition to our team.”

 

Motive Power Resources, Inc. Announces Purchase of New Locomotive Shop in Minooka, IL

Minooka, IL, May 8, 2014. Locomotive and locomotive service and parts supplier, Motive Power Resources, Inc. (MPR) announced today that it has completed its purchase of a new locomotive heavy overhaul and repair facility in Minooka, IL. The new facility offers approximately 30,000 square feet of heavy locomotive overhaul and repair space and 5,000 square foot of office and administrative space. Upon completion of new track upgrades, new construction and renovation of existing space, all company operations will be located at the new facility. In addition to the 8 bay locomotive shop, new rail will be constructed to accommodate up to 30 locomotives and a new 12,000 square foot warehouse will be constructed to accommodate new, rebuilt and qualified parts and components.

"Our new Minooka facility marks a significant increase to the company's presence in the locomotive repair, sales and component supply industry, and will serve as a platform for delivering a full line of quality services to our existing and growing customer base", said Steve Bomba, President of MPR. "We are extremely proud of our customer focused approach and reputation in this service and manufacturing industry. Our new facility will fully accommodate complete locomotive rebuild projects, wreck repairs and specialty locomotive projects to customer specifications. We are sincerely grateful to all of our employees for their hard work, dedication and professionalism without whom we could not have realized our goal of becoming a premier and growing supplier. I would also like to extend our utmost gratitude to our customers and vendors for their support and commitment to our operation and growing long lasting business relationships together. This is an exciting time for MPR, and we look forward to sharing this excitement with the entire industry."

Motive Power Resources, Inc is a full line supplier of rebuilt, qualified and repaired locomotives and locomotive components, spare parts and rebuilding services and offers experienced and professional locomotive field service and trucking operations, currently operating in Newark, IL.