Wheel Shop

Diesel Electric Services follows AAR Rules and Regulations and has earned M-1003 Certification with AAR.

DES is the sole provider of Mobile Wheel Truing in Canada. By providing:

  • Mounting and demounting wheels for locomotives and freight cars
  • Qualification and re-profiling of wheel sets
  • Roller bearing removal, qualification and replacement
  • Wheel boring
  • Magnetic particle testing of wheels, axles and gears
  • Machining of axels and suspensions
  • Mobile wheel truing

Maintenance & Repair

Diesel Electric Services provides locomotive and equipment maintenance programs to suit your locomotive and freight car servicing requirements. We are fully equipped and employ fully trained and certified staff to service your locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and maintenance of way equipment.

Complete Restoration & Wreck Repair

Diesel Electric Services hold many years of experience and unwavering capabilities in restoration and repair of locomotives at all three of our locations in Sudbury.

We operate repair and maintenance shops directly on both CP and CN rail lines allowing us to conveniently repair our customer's locomotives and rolling stock.