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  • Wabtec celebrates multiple milestones of its ‘Make in India’ Project

    10/23/2019

    Factory completes one year of manufacturing, on track to roll out 100th India locomotive

    Two years ago, at the same IREE event, legacy GE Transportation announced the arrival of its first 4500 horsepower (HP) locomotive at the Mundra Port. To date, there are 135 such locomotives in revenue service with the Indian Railways, including 85 that were fully manufactured in India and is set to have 70 percent local content. Wabtec’s 6000 HP diesel-electric locomotive, the first in India, is currently undergoing test trials on Indian Railways track and is expected to enter revenue service soon.

    The state-of-the-art Marhowra factory is operated by a diverse and talented...

  • Wabtec Celebrates 150 Years of Redefining the Transportation Industry

    10/15/2019

    PITTSBURGH — October 15, 2019: Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a high-tech supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, today celebrated 150 years of innovation and the grand opening of its new headquarters in Pittsburgh. The company’s origins began in Western Pennsylvania with founder George Westinghouse Jr.’s invention of the automatic air brake – a breakthrough that redefined the transportation industry and saved lives.

    “The air brake was a...