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  • Wabtec to Implement PTC System for Virgin Trains USA

    06/16/2020

    PITTSBURGH, June 16, 2020 — Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) secures agreements worth $120M to implement signaling and train control systems for Virgin Trains USA. The project is a unique high-speed signaling and train control application for the North America market.

    “This is a great opportunity to work on one of the most unique rail projects in the United States,” said Rajendra Jadhav, President of Wabtec’s Signaling, Communication and Wayside business. “Virgin Trains USA is the only privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail service in the country. Our PTC solution provides a robust path for Virgin Trains to meet its project schedule and goals.”

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  • Wabtec Launches BlueFilter® to Provide Clean Air for Transit Rail Passengers

    06/01/2020

    BlueFilter® eliminates more than 90% of contaminants per air cycle in railcars; TÜV tested, meeting stringent safety requirements

    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2020-- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) launched an air-filtration innovation, called BlueFilter®, to provide a clean, healthy environment for passengers on metro and trains. The TÜV-tested filter continuously provides fresh and clean air onboard metro and railcars by removing more than 90 percent of contaminants per air cycle.

    “Transit authorities around the world face a tremendous challenge as the pandemic dissipates and life begins to return to normal,”...