Penske Australia supplies MTU Drive Solutions for rail vehicles rated up to 3,300 kW. Our services include the provision of rail traction engines, control systems, and under-floor power packs. Coupled with extensive aftersales maintenance and support, including the MTU ValueCare range of agreements for products and services, Penske Australia offers comprehensive and customised support to meet your unique needs, and keep you rolling.

The popular MTU Series 4000 diesel engine for locomotive and train set applications is EU IIIB certified, boasting impressive environmental credentials. Featuring low emissions, noise, and vibration levels, along with low fuel consumption and high power to weight ratios, MTU’s Series 4000 engine is both clean and economical.

Compact, complete, and efficient, MTU PowerPacks are a well-established railcar drive system with Series 1800 and 1600 diesel engines for underfloor applications. Furthermore, the Hybrid PowerPack, which was built on the success of the PowerPack, is equipped with additional components and functionalities in order to integrate hybrid technology. The MTU hybrid concept consists of a modular kit with a variety of drive elements. It satisfies all existing railway standards and can be arranged according to customer specifications.

Penske Australia's engineering services team designs, delivers, and installs complete traction system solutions for new applications and re-powers including engines, transmissions, alternators, and other peripheral equipment. Re-powering is the economical alternative to the purchase of new locomotives. Repowering delivers low operating and maintenance costs, cleaner, quieter movement, and increased uptime and reliability at a new vehicle level.

The outstanding reputation of our rail engines and traction systems is based on their advanced environmental technology, maximum economy, exceptional reliability, and availability throughout service life.

Penske Australia’s products exceed the highest quality standards, making them the first choice for any application.

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Rail team contacts:

Please call Greg Gilkes on
08 8209 0000