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Wabtec opens Indian engineering and technology centre

INDIA: The Wabtec India Engineering & Technology Centre was inaugurated on December 12. The company is investing US$5m in the facility, which will occupy five floors of a building on the ITC Green Campus in Bangalore.

https://www.railwaygazette.com/business/wabtec-opens-indian-engineering-and-technology-centre/55370.article
Our View: 5 Trends Powering the Future of Transportation

Industry 4.0 is more than a catchy phrase, it’s proof that we are on the verge of a technology revolution. Wabtec President and CEO Rafael Santana shared key insights from #RailTrends19 on the top trends shaping the #rail transportation landscape in a new era of design, manufacturing and operation.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/our-view-5-trends-powering-the-future-of-transportation
Happy 150th! Wabtec Celebrates Anniversary, New HQ

Wabtec Corp. recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, as well as the grand opening of its new headquarters in Pittsburgh. “Building on this deep heritage of breakthrough ideas and 150 years of company success, Wabtec continues to pave the way for modern safety advancements and set the bar for innovative solutions."

https://www.railwayage.com/freight/class-i/happy-150th-wabtec-celebrates-anniversary-new-hq/
Wabtec Marks 150 Years with Opening of New Pittsburgh Headquarters

Erie News Now — The Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company is commemorating its roots by opening new, state-of-the-art offices on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. 250 employees will be based out of the office, which the company said will play a critical role in accelerating the future of transportation.

https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/41186014/wabtec-celebrates-150-years-at-new-global-headquarters
Wabtec remains bullish on India’s growth story

The demand for diesel locomotives from Wabtec’s Marhowra factory will not be hit by the current slowdown as they consume less fuel than diesel engines churned out by Indian Railways’ factories, said Nalin Jain, President-Global Equipment Division, Wabtec.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/we-are-bullish-on-indias-growth-story-nalin-jain/article29360379.ece
BNSF, Wabtec Advancing the Future of Motive Power

n 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 making that investment, and it’s a significant investment. For us, it’s probably $8 billion to $10 billion.

https://www.railwayage.com/mechanical/locomotives/bnsf-wabtec-advancing-the-future-of-motive-power/