EIKON International

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EIKON International is located in Montgomery, Alabama,[1] and makes interurban cars, trolley cars and streetcars. EIKON also restores and manufactures other types of rail cars, including streetcars. EIKON emerged in 2008 as Edwards Rail Car Company ceased production of railcars at the Montgomery location.

Edwards Model 20

Current operations[edit]

In production are several railbuses to be sent to Peru[2] for operation, patterned after original Edwards designs dating from the mid-1920s.[3] The propulsion system for these cars uses a diesel-hydraulic design after joint engineering with Parker Hannifin and Cummins.

Peter Witt trolley #754 was restored for McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, as well as an original Edwards Model 10 for a private collector.

EIKON Model 20

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Locally Made Railcars Going to S. America".
  2. ^ "Andean Railways Corp. could begin to operate the Machu Picchu line in Peru by next year".
  3. ^ "Edwards Railway Motor Car Company - And its visionary founder HP Edwards by Cary Poole".

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