Press Releases

Wabtec’s Green Friction Technology Begins Commercial Operations in Paris, Improving Air Quality in Rail Tunnels

PARIS, June 11, 2024 – Wabtec Corporation’s (NYSE: WAB) Green Friction braking solution is ready to begin commercial fleet operations on the RER A rail line in the greater Paris metropolitan area, in association with Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) and RATP. The innovative brake friction material will improve air quality in the transit authority’s tunnels and underground network by reducing particle emissions from braking.
Wabtec Inaugurates New Manufacturing Campus in Rohtak India

ROHTAK, Haryana, May 20, 2024 — Today, Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) inaugurated its new manufacturing campus in Rohtak, India. The new plant represents a $18 million (Rs. 150 crore) investment and will initially manufacture transit rail components and subsystems followed by other Wabtec product lines in the coming years.
Wabtec Wins Major Door and HVAC Contract for Norske Tog’s New Train Fleet

PITTSBURGH, February 12, 2024 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) won a major order to supply sustainable heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) units and efficient door systems for Norway-based Norske Tog’s new regional trains. The new doors and Green Air HVAC systems provide the customer with improved cost savings, efficiency, sustainability, and an enhanced passenger experience.
Wabtec Awarded $157 Million Brake System Order from Siemens Limited

HOSUR, January 24, 2024 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today a large brake system order from the Mobility Business of Siemens India Private Limited for the prestigious 9000HP locomotive project for Indian Railways. The $157 million (Rs.1300 crore) order will provide improved operating performance, efficiency, and safety with the latest technology for the new line of 1,200 electric locomotives.
Wabtec to Provide Brakes and Couplers for 640 New York City Metro System Train Cars

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23, 2023 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) will provide brakes and couplers for 640 MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) train cars via its client Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc. The multi-million-dollar order for service-proven equipment provides seamless interoperability with other subway fleets in the New York City Transit System (NYCTS). The commonality of brake control components across the fleets benefits the transit authority with maintainability and inventory advantages.
Wabtec Wins Significant Component Order for Major German-Austrian Transit Consortium Project

PITTSBURGH, July 6, 2023 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) won a prestigious contract to supply passenger information systems (PIS) and pantographs for up to 504 Stadler cars as part of the VDV Tram-Train project. The order will enhance the passenger experience and power the new train cars for the transit consortium led jointly by six transportation companies from German and Austria.
Politecnico di Torino and Wabtec Corp. Announce a Strategic Partnership to Promote Research, Innovation, and Training in Rail Transportation

Politecnico di Torino (Polytechnic University) and Wabtec Corporation signed an agreement to develop a strategic collaboration to define and implement shared research, innovation, and education projects. This synergistic partnership represents an important step forward in promoting academic excellence and technological innovation in rail transportation.
Wabtec Wins Brake System Order from Alstom India

Wabtec Corporation announced today a brake system order from Alstom Transport India Ltd. to support Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited and Pune Metro Rail Development Authority for the Metro Line 3 project. The order will supply the latest braking technology for the line’s new trains, which will improve performance, efficiency, and safety.
Wabtec Transit India Recognized as a Great Place To Work

HOSUR, March 14, 2023 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, announced today that its Wabtec Transit (Faiveley Transport India Private Limited) sites based in Hosur, Baddi and Bahadurgarh received the Great Place to Work® Certification. The endorsement recognizes Wabtec’s focus on building a great culture and as an employer of choice in rail technologies.
Wabtec Announces Senior Leadership Moves In Support of Continued Growth

PITTSBURGH, February 27, 2023 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today leadership moves aimed at accelerating the long-term growth strategy in the Services and Transit businesses, as well as the company’s overall sustainability, and business development initiatives.
Wabtec, Fret SNCF and RDT13 to expand freight rail in Europe through the MONITOR Project

ARLES, France, Feb. 17, 2023 --Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), French national operator Fret SNCF and regional operator RDT13 (Régie des Transports des Bouches du Rhône) launched today the MONITOR Project, the first innovation project of the French Rail Freight of the Future (4F) coalition to accelerate the development of the rail freight industry in Europe.
Wabtec Site in Avellino Italy Earns IRIS Gold for Quality Performance

Wabtec's site in Avellino, Italy has received International Railway Industry Standard's (IRIS) Gold certification for quality performance, The IRIS Gold is the highest level of excellence, and currently only two other rail industry sites have achieved
Wabtec’s Innovative Adaptive Wheel Slide Protection Solution Gains Certification

PITTSBURGH, December 6, 2022 -- Wabtec Corporation’s (NYSE: WAB) DistanceMaster solution took a major step toward improving braking performance for transit rail operators with the certification of the company’s adaptive wheel slide protection (WSP) technology. The solution addresses the wheel and rail adhesion bottleneck enabling transit systems to improve efficiency and increase network capacity.
Wabtec partners with Akiem on service contract to maximize locomotive availability in France and Germany

Wabtec Corporation has signed a contract with Akiem, a leading European rolling stock leasing company, to provide maintenance of critical equipment for locomotive fleets in Europe. The major agreement, which runs for the next five years, covers brake components, pantographs and HVAC for the company’s PRIMA and TRAXX fleets in France and Germany and is intended to maximize asset availability to the operator’s customers.
Wabtec Wins Order to Supply Panama’s Metrolink System with Leading-Edge Platform Screen Doors

Wabtec Corporation has won an order to supply 300 half-height platform screen doors across Metro de Panama’s L3 monorail stations being built by Hitachi Rail, as part of the Grupo de Empresas Sunrise Monorail. It marks Wabtec’s first project in Central America.