Press Releases

BHP Group Orders Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery Locomotives

MELBOURNE, Australia and PITTSBURGH, January 17, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives. The deal builds momentum in the market for the world’s first 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive and supports the Australia-based natural resource company’s plan to decarbonize its rail network.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/bhp-group-orders-wabtec-s-flxdrive-battery-locomotives
Rio Tinto Orders Wabtec FLXdrive Battery Locomotives to Reduce Emissions

PITTSBURGH, January 10, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Rio Tinto announced today an order for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives to support sustainable operations of the mining company’s rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive will help Rio Tinto’s effort to achieve a 50-percent reduction in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 2030.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/rio-tinto-orders-wabtec-flxdrive-battery-locomotives-to-reduce-emissions
Wabtec Acquires MASU’s Railway Friction Business

Hosur, Tamil Nadu, January 4, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced it recently acquired the railway friction business from MASU, a leading manufacturer of friction products across the automotive and rail industry. The acquisition, which has received necessary regulatory approvals and is subject to customary closing conditions, will expand Wabtec’s installed base and accelerate growth across its brake product portfolio.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-acquires-masu-s-railway-friction-business
Wabtec Wins TISS-Leapvault Award for Best Skill Development Program

MUMBAI, December 15, 2020 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), announced today its locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar was recognized for the Best Skill Development Program at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)-Leapvault CLO Awards India. The award honors the investment Wabtec made in its employees through learning and skill development initiatives.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-tiss-leapvault-award-for-best-skill-development-program
Wabtec Successfully Tests New Mining Collision Awareness System

PITTSBURGH Dec 10, 2021 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today the successful test of its Collision Awareness System (CAS) Vehicle Intervention Solution, with Komatsu, a global provider of mining equipment, technology and automated solutions. The test results are a significant safety milestone in the mining industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-successfully-tests-new-mining-collision-awareness-system
Wabtec Makes its Participation Official as a Founding Member in Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking (ERJU)

PARIS, December 1, 2021 - Lilian Leroux, Roberto Tione and Paolo Pagliero have officialized Wabtec's participation in Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (ERJU) as a founding member. A follow-up to the Shift2Rail initiative, ERJU is a partnership between Europe’s major railway players that aims to modernize and green the European railway system.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-makes-its-participation-official-as-a-founding-member-in-europes-rail-joint-undertaking-erju
Wabtec Supports SNCF’s Safety Upgrades with Cold Movement Detection Technology

PITTSBURGH, November 25, 2021 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it will supply SNCF, the French national railway company, with Cold Movement Detection (CMD) technology for the operator’s latest generation of high-speed trains. The technology is an important component of the onboard European Train Control System (ETCS), promoted by the European Commission to enable interoperability across the European Union.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-supports-sncf-s-safety-upgrades-with-cold-movement-detection-technology
Wabtec India Technology & Engineering Center Recognized as a Great Place to Work®

Wabtec's India Engineering and Technology Center (WITEC) has received the Great Place to Work® certification. This endorsement recognizes Wabtec’s focus on building a great culture and an employer of choice in rail technologies.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-india-technology-engineering-center-recognized-as-a-great-place-to-work
Wabtec Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report & Highlights Progress Toward Key Environmental, Social & Governance Initiatives

Pittsburgh, Nov 15, 2021 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) released today its 2021 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s accomplishments and commitments to building a more sustainable future by developing innovative technologies, driving responsible operations, and empowering people and communities around the globe.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-publishes-2021-sustainability-report-and-highlights-progress-toward-key-environmental-social
Wabtec Wins Major Locomotive and Services Deal from Egyptian National Railways

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2021 — Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) signed today contracts with Egyptian National Railways (ENR) to supply 100 ES30ACi Evolution Series Locomotives, as well as a multi-year service agreement to maintain the fleet. The agreement supports ENR’s continued modernization effort by providing the latest, fuel-efficient locomotives needed for the growing demands on Egypt’s rail infrastructure. The locomotive supply contract is funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-major-locomotive-and-services-deal-from-egyptian-national-railways
CN Advances Sustainability Efforts With Wabtec's Battery-Electric Locomotive

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is proud to announce its purchase of Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric freight locomotive, the first 100 percent battery heavy-haul locomotive for the region in support of CN’s sustainability goals. This new technology is a key component in achieving an effective transition to a lower carbon future.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/cn-advances-sustainability-efforts-with-wabtecs-battery-electric-locomotive
Wabtec Wins Equipment Contract to Modernize Chicago’s Metra Commuter Rail Service

PITTSBURGH October 21, 2021 - Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today an order to improve passenger experience, reliability, and safety for Metra, the commuter rail system in the Chicago metropolitan area serving the city of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The contract includes the latest brakes, passenger access doors, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and event recorder solutions for 200 new rail cars.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-equipment-contract-to-modernize-chicago-s-metra-commuter-rail-service
Wabtec Opens Its Largest Engineering Lab in India

BENGALURU, October 13, 2021 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, inaugurated today a world-class global engineering lab in Bengaluru, India to enable rail component design and performance. The new facility is Wabtec’s largest lab in India and adds to the company’s growing engineering presence in the country.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-opens-its-largest-engineering-lab-in-india
Wabtec Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced it will report 2021 third quarter results before the U.S. financial markets open on October 27, 2021. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss those results with analysts and investors at 8:30 a.m. ET the same day.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/de/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-announces-third-quarter-2021-earnings-release-date