From TRAINSNEWSWIRE of this date Dec.19,2012:
The article states at first there is an order for 20 locomotives, The first 10 to be delivered in 2015...The second batch of 10 units are to be delivered when and IF funding is available. Cost is $6.3 million apiece. The first three are to begin testing in the Fall of 2015.
From Newswire story: "....The new four-axle F125 locomotives will be powered by a Caterpillar C175-20 prime mover, which will be the first EMD passenger locomotive to utilize a Caterpillar engine. The 20-cylinder engine will produce 4,700 hp. Caterpillar first announced the engine in April 2012. It is a larger version of the C175-16 engine currently found in Progress’ PR43C locomotives..."
There was no representation with the story to show off the new product: which was introduces in 2011.
Further from the Newswire article: "...EMD first announced the new passenger locomotive model in October 2011 at the American Public Transportation Association’s meeting in New Orleans. EMD last built 20-cylinder passenger locomotives in 1967 and 1968 when the FP45 and SDP45 were produced for a handful of railroads..."
Link to the Passenger Diesels in the EMD Catalog :
Was curious to see if EMD had published any pictures of the F125 and apparently they are holding their cards close to their vests
Railway Gazette of 4 Oct 2011 had the following picture of a new passenger engine, linked here:
They say that at the original presentation, an engine had nopt been picked for this proposed 200mph model, which was apparently aimed at a North American market.