This VR Experience Lets you Ride a Brand New GE Locomotive Across Colorado Prairie
By Zack Lord – How do you test a brand new locomotive? [VIDEO]
You take it to a custom track hooping over hundreds of high-altitude acres of a remote Colorado prairie, and push it hard to prove its mettle.
The tests typically include grueling series of tasks simulating high speed, heavy haul and other extreme conditions in one of America’s starkest and most beautiful landscapes.
GE engineers recently rode their newest Evolution Series locomotive that meets the EPA’s strict Tier 4 emission standards to the test track, which is located in Pueblo, Colo. more> http://tinyurl.com/o43ur54