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Wabtec Secures $190MM Parts Agreement to Support PT KAI’s Locomotive Fleet

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) announced July 10 that it has entered into a $190 million agreement with PT Imeco Inter Sarana (PT IMECO) to support PT Kereta Api Indonesia’s (PT KAI) 150 locomotive fleet.

Wabtec to supply passenger information systems and pantographs for Stadler tram-trains

WABTEC has been awarded a contract by Stadler to supply passenger information systems and a new design of pantograph for 246 CityLink tram-trains as part of the German Transport Association’s (VDV) tram-train procurement project led jointly by six German and Austrian operators. The contract is for 10 years and includes an option to supply the equipment for another 258 vehicles.

Australian agricultural cooperative orders 17 locomotives from Wabtec

PERTH, Australia — Australian agricultural cooperative CBH Group will purchase 17 narrow gauge locomotives from Wabtec, CBH has announced. Wabtec will build 17 dual-cab, diesel-electric CM20ACi locomotives, with the first group of five set for delivery in the March quarter of 2026 and the remainder in the following quarter.

Wabtec Wins G&W Order for ‘Pre-Owned’ Power

Wabtec on June 27 reported that it will deliver 69 “certified pre-owned” locomotives this year to six of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s U.S. subsidiaries in a deal that includes an extended warranty.

Wabtec launches Generation 3 Collision Avoidance System

Wabtec Digital Mine says it is setting a new global industry benchmark for workplace safety with the launch of its latest Generation 3 Collision Avoidance System (CAS). It says the new system will enhance safety and productivity, as well as provide a new level of performance with a rules and intelligence capability.

Wabtec 1Q23: ‘Strong Start to 2023’

For first-quarter 2023, Wabtec reported GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.93, up 16.3% compared to the prior-year period’s $0.80. Adjusted earnings per diluted share were $1.28, up 13.3% compared to the prior-year period’s $1.13.

Wabtec secures locomotive contract in Brazil

US-based Wabtec has received a contract worth around $38.3m (R$200m) from logistics solutions company VLI for the delivery of nine Evolution Series locomotives.

Wabtec Delivers the 500th Evolution Series Locomotive to Indian Railways

Patna, India: Wabtec Corporation celebrated the delivery of the 500th Evolution Series Locomotive to Indian Railways. The celebration at Wabtec's plant in Marhowra, Bihar marked another milestone in the 2015 USD $2.5 billion agreement as part of the Government of India's Public Private Partnership 'Make in India' program to develop and supply 1,000 fuel-efficient, emission-compliant diesel-electric Evolution Series locomotives.

Wabtec VP: US needs to invest in hydrogen rail technologies

FreightWaves chats with scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to discuss a four-year project between Oak Ridge, Argonne National Laboratory and rail technology provider Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) aimed at developing a hybrid locomotive that can run on both diesel and hydrogen.

National labs, Wabtec partner to develop next-gen locomotive engine

Rail technology provider Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) and scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Argonne National Laboratory are working together to develop a hybrid locomotive engine that can run on both hydrogen and diesel.

India’s building the future of locomotives

Rafael Santana, President and CEO of Wabtec Corporation talks with the Times of India about the company's growth in the region. "We've grown our footprint here by more than tenfold just over the past five years in terms of employees. But it's not just employees, we have over a dozen sites that are unique and leading in a lot of ways. This is the only market outside the US that has the capability to not just manufacture, but also really design the full breadth of our products."

Wabtec expands its transit manufacturing capabilities in India to meet demand

Wabtec is expanding its transit manufacturing facility in Hosur, India. The 80,000-sq-ft expansion of the plant is intended to meet growing demand for transit rail products and solutions in India.

Certified: Wabtec’s Adaptive WSP Tech

Wabtec Corporation’s adaptive wheel-slide protection (WSP) technology to help improve rail transit braking performance has gained certification, the company reported Dec. 6.

CSX seeks FRA approval to use Trip Optimizer’s automatic start and stop feature

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — CSX Transportation is awaiting regulatory approval to become the first railroad to use Trip Optimizer’s Zero-to-Zero function, which allows the advanced cruise control system to automatically start and stop freight trains.