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Wabtec remains bullish on India’s growth story

The demand for diesel locomotives from Wabtec’s Marhowra factory continues to rise across India.

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BNSF, Wabtec Advancing the Future of Motive Power

In a wide-ranging interview with Railway Age in December 2018, BNSF’s then-Executive Chairman Matt Rose had this to say about the future of locomotive propulsion technology:

“We’ve got to look at alternative fuels for our locomotives. We tested LNG, and we don’t see the spread between diesel and natural gas wide enough to justify us maki...

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Wabtec to supply Iowa Northern Railway PTC

Under the contract, Wabtec will provide an integrated offering, including its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS) PTC safety-overlay solution, Locomotive Data Recording System – Video (LDRS-V), training, and system integration services across Iowa Northern Railway’s entire locomotive fleet.

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Wabtec and Hifi Engineering to enhance digital monitoring for miners

US digital solutions provider Wabtec is set to collaborate with Canada-based Hifi Engineering in an effort to bring advanced sensing and monitoring solutions to mine operators.

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Transport company Wabtec invests in GE Additive H2 metal binder jetting

Rail transport company Wabtec Corporation has just announced its investment in GE Additive’s new H2 binder jet 3D printing technology. The 3D printer will be used by the Pennsylvania-based company to print large, complex parts, enabling it to grow its use of additive in the...

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New Mexico Rail Runner Express PTC deployment contract

USA: Wabtec has been awarded a $55m contract to implement Positive Train Control on the 160 km New Mexico Rail Runner Express route from Belen to Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

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Wabtec Delivers 1000th Evolution Locomotive

Wabtec marked the delivery of the 1000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas.

The delivery to CN highlights the commercial success of the locomotive, which set the standard for environmental performance in the freight-rail industry, the company said.

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Exclusive Look Inside Wabtec Additive Development Lab

Wabtec continues to invest in additive technologies and the Additive Development Lab at the Erie site is the prime example.

Additive manufacturing is the process of making any 3D object layer by layer.

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Wabtec: Five Locomotives for Turkey

Wabtec Corporation recently announced that it completed delivery of five diesel-electric PowerHaul® series locomotives to Körfez Ulaştırma A.Ş., the subsidiary of Turkey’s largest refinery Tüpraş operating in railway transportation.

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Wabtec Set to Join S&P 500 and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber to Join S&P MidCap 400

NEW YORK, February 21, 2019: S&P MidCap 400 constituent Wabtec Corp. (NYSE: WAB) will replace The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NASD: GT) in the S&P 500, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber will replace Wabtec in the S&P MidCap 400 effective prior to the open of trading on Wednesday February 27.

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Wabtec’s Coming Merger With GE Unit Will Create a Rail-Equipment Powerhouse

Last May, Wabtec, a railroad-equipment maker that specializes in passenger trains, said it was merging with GE Transportation, a dominant player in freight trains.

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Wabtec-GE deal could put advanced automated train technology on fast track

Wabtec Corp. executives were in the midst of poring over data on financial records, customer base and research efforts — weighing whether an $11 billion mega-deal with General Electric’s locomotive business made sense — when they had an eye-widening moment.  

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