We have a team of over 70 people based in Australia and Southeast Asia.
Partnering with Downer Rail, EMD provides locomotive products and services to key customers throughout Australia including BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals Group, Aurizon, Pacific National, Genessee and Wyoming Australia, TasRail and SCT Logistics. Approximately 60 percent of the locomotives operating in Australia are powered by EMD products.
EMD's Australian head office is based in Rhodes, Sydney, where a team of 30 highly skilled engineers and designers are responsible for designing EMD's GT platform locomotives for the international market. Also located in this office is the EMD sales team responsible for sales coverage throughout Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. A team of service engineers are located throughout Australia, working closely with customers to ensure optimum performance of EMD products.
Progress Rail's Engineering and Track Services team also has a significant presence in Australia following the acquisition of the switch and crossing manufacturing arm of Pacific Rail Engineering. The team in Australia has approximately 35 people, operating a manufacturing facility in Revesby, New South Wales, and an operations facility in Henderson, Western Australia, near Perth, to service the Pilbara Iron Ore Region of Western Australia. In addition to switch and crossing work, the group also provides complete infrastructure product offerings including flash butt welding, maintenance of way equipment and signaling/asset protection products.