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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.

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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.

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Mission: Stop a Train

How inventor George Westinghouse Jr., investors, railroad officials, and test trains helped put the brakes on the wheels 150 years ago.

On the 150th anniversary of the creation of the air brake, the story of how George Westinghouse Jr. developed this transformational technology is worth recounting.

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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.

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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."

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Wabtec remains bullish on India’s growth story

The demand for diesel locomotives from Wabtec’s Marhowra factory continues to rise across India.

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BNSF, Wabtec Advancing the Future of Motive Power

In 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 maki…

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Wabtec to supply Iowa Northern Railway PTC

Under the contract, Wabtec will provide an integrated offering, including its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS) PTC safety-overlay solution, Locomotive Data Recording System – Video (LDRS-V), training, and system integration services across Iowa Northern Railway’s entire locomotive fleet.

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Wabtec and Hifi Engineering to enhance digital monitoring for miners

US digital solutions provider Wabtec is set to collaborate with Canada-based Hifi Engineering in an effort to bring advanced sensing and monitoring solutions to mine operators.

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Transport company Wabtec invests in GE Additive H2 metal binder jetting

Rail transport company Wabtec Corporation has just announced its investment in GE Additive’s new H2 binder jet 3D printing technology. The 3D printer will be used by the Pennsylvania-based company to print large, complex parts, enabling it to grow its use of additive in the…

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New Mexico Rail Runner Express PTC deployment contract

USA: Wabtec has been awarded a $55m contract to implement Positive Train Control on the 160 km New Mexico Rail Runner Express route from Belen to Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

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Wabtec Delivers 1000th Evolution Locomotive

Wabtec marked the delivery of the 1000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas.

The delivery to CN highlights the commercial success of the locomotive, which set the standard for environmental performance in the freight-rail industry, the company said.

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