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Headquartered in Canada, with employees across North America.


Years exceeding railway industry expectations with innovative technology


Yearly savings per locomotive, with KickStart Battery Assist


Class1s, Shortline Railroads, OEMs, Contractors & Shippers trust ZTR


Yearly fuel savings with SmartStart*, the industry-leading AESS system


Tonnes of CO2 emissions reduced per year with SmartStart*

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Our Commitment

Innovation is where we began and it’s the thread that joins us today. Every employee is encouraged to think creatively and this approach is what provides ZTR with a competitive advantage. We are focused on our community and the communities in which our customers operate. We have been focusing on green and sustainable products since our inception, and we will continue to pave the way for a green and sustainable future for the rail industry.

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Our Mission

Fueled by a powerhouse of brain trust, capabilities and talent, ZTR puts customers first by combining our analytical and engineering strength to make it easier for companies to make confident technology choices.


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Sustainability at ZTRGreen Technology Logo

Environmental Stewardship is at the core of everything we do. As a pioneer of the one of the first railway industry Automatic Engine Start Stop systems,  ZTR offers a deeply rooted legacy in sustainability. We're committed to doing our part to minimize our carbon footprint and help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. When you see our Green Technology logo, it's your guide to products that can help your business achieve its environmental goals through greater fuel efficiencies and lower emissions.