Press Releases

Wabtec to Deliver Australia’s First Fleet of Modernised Locomotives to Fortescue

Wabtec Corporation has announced an agreement to modernise locomotives for Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), representing Wabtec’s delivery of the first fleet of modernised locomotives for an Australian customer.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-deliver-australia-s-first-fleet-of-modernised-locomotives-to-fortescue
Wabtec Introduces a New Sustainable, Heavy-Haul Locomotive to Brazil’s Freight Rail Market

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) is introducing a new locomotive model to Brazil’s freight rail market with deliveries to Suzano, MRS and Rumo in late March and early April. The introduction of the ES44ACi diesel-electric locomotive provides Brazil’s railroads improved performance on their decarbonization journey.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-introduces-a-new-sustainable-heavy-haul-locomotive-to-brazil-s-freight-rail-market
Wabtec and BNSF Railway Biofuels Pilot to Advance Sustainability

Wabtec and BNSF Railway are partnering to advance sustainability in the rail industry with a new biofuel project aimed at quantifying the impact of alternative fuels on emissions, durability, and performance in Wabtec locomotives.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-bnsf-railway-biofuels-pilot-to-advance-sustainability
Wabtec and Union Pacific Railroad Partner to Reduce Emissions with Higher Biodiesel Blends

Union Pacific Railroad (NYSE: UP) will begin using a higher biodiesel blend in locomotives it acquired from Wabtec (NYSE: WAB). The new collaboration helps Union Pacific as it works to increase the percentage of low-carbon fuels consumed to 10% of its total diesel consumption by 2025 and 20% by 2030.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-union-pacific-railroad-partner-to-reduce-emissions-with-higher-biodiesel-blends
Union Pacific Railroad Makes Largest Investment in Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery-Electric Locomotive

Union Pacific Railroad (NYSE: UNP) today announced the purchase of 10 FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB). The order, which marks the largest investment in battery technology by a North American railroad, will upgrade Union Pacific’s rail yard infrastructure and support its commitment to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/union-pacific-railroad-makes-largest-investment-in-wabtec-s-flxdrive-battery-electric-locomotive
BHP Group Orders Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery Locomotives

MELBOURNE, Australia and PITTSBURGH, January 17, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives. The deal builds momentum in the market for the world’s first 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive and supports the Australia-based natural resource company’s plan to decarbonize its rail network.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/bhp-group-orders-wabtec-s-flxdrive-battery-locomotives
Rio Tinto Orders Wabtec FLXdrive Battery Locomotives to Reduce Emissions

PITTSBURGH, January 10, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Rio Tinto announced today an order for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives to support sustainable operations of the mining company’s rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive will help Rio Tinto’s effort to achieve a 50-percent reduction in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 2030.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/rio-tinto-orders-wabtec-flxdrive-battery-locomotives-to-reduce-emissions
Wabtec Wins Major Locomotive and Services Deal from Egyptian National Railways

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2021 — Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) signed today contracts with Egyptian National Railways (ENR) to supply 100 ES30ACi Evolution Series Locomotives, as well as a multi-year service agreement to maintain the fleet. The agreement supports ENR’s continued modernization effort by providing the latest, fuel-efficient locomotives needed for the growing demands on Egypt’s rail infrastructure. The locomotive supply contract is funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-major-locomotive-and-services-deal-from-egyptian-national-railways
CN Advances Sustainability Efforts With Wabtec's Battery-Electric Locomotive

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is proud to announce its purchase of Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric freight locomotive, the first 100 percent battery heavy-haul locomotive for the region in support of CN’s sustainability goals. This new technology is a key component in achieving an effective transition to a lower carbon future.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/cn-advances-sustainability-efforts-with-wabtecs-battery-electric-locomotive
Roy Hill Sets New Course with Purchase of FLXdrive Battery Locomotive

September 13, 2021 – Roy Hill announced the purchase of Wabtec’s (NYSE: WAB) FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive, the world’s first 100-percent battery, heavy-haul locomotive for the region and the mining industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/roy-hill-sets-new-course-with-purchase-of-flxdrive-battery-locomotive
Wabtec Signs MOUs with Carnegie Mellon University and Genesee & Wyoming to Decarbonize Freight Rail and Improve Safety

Wabtec announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understandings (MOU) with Carnegie Mellon University and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), which formalizes their joint aim to create technologies that will decarbonize freight rail transport, improve freight safety, and generate greater rail network utilization.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-signs-mous-with-carnegie-mellon-university-and-genesee-wyoming-to-decarbonize-freight-rail
Wabtec Celebrates the 1,000th Modernized Locomotive in the Americas

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) celebrated today its 1,000th locomotive modernization in North and South America. The milestone delivery to Norfolk Southern highlights the commercial and environmental success of Wabtec’s modernization program.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-celebrates-the-1000th-modernized-locomotive-in-the-americas
CSX and Wabtec Partner to Drive Sustainable Transportation Solutions

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) and Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) are partnering to accelerate sustainable rail by modernizing locomotives across CSX’s fleet and implementing advanced digital technologies to deliver significant fuel efficiency and emissions reductions for CSX’s rail operations. The partnership will help CSX in their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 37 percent by 2030.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/csx-and-wabtec-partner-to-drive-sustainable-transportation-solutions
Wabtec and GM to Develop Advanced Ultium Battery and HYDROTEC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Solutions for Rail Industry

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced they will collaborate to develop and commercialize GM’s Ultium battery technology and HYDROTEC hydrogen fuel cell systems for Wabtec locomotives.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-gm-to-develop-advanced-ultium-battery-and-hydrotec-hydrogen-fuel-cell-solutions-for-rail
Wabtec’s All-Battery Locomotive, FLXdrive, Lowers Freight Train’s Fuel Consumption by More Than 11 Percent in California Pilot

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today a rail industry first as its FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive delivered more than an 11-percent average reduction in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for an entire train. It is the equivalent of over 6,200 gallons of diesel fuel saved and approximately 69 tons of CO2 emissions reduced.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/fr/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-s-all-battery-locomotive-flxdrive-lowers-freight-train-s-fuel-consumption-by-more-than-11