Press Releases

Wabtec Makes its Participation Official as a Founding Member in Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking (ERJU)

PARIS, December 1, 2021 - Lilian Leroux, Roberto Tione and Paolo Pagliero have officialized Wabtec's participation in Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (ERJU) as a founding member. A follow-up to the Shift2Rail initiative, ERJU is a partnership between Europe’s major railway players that aims to modernize and green the European railway system.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-makes-its-participation-official-as-a-founding-member-in-europes-rail-joint-undertaking-erju
Wabtec Supports SNCF’s Safety Upgrades with Cold Movement Detection Technology

PITTSBURGH, November 25, 2021 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it will supply SNCF, the French national railway company, with Cold Movement Detection (CMD) technology for the operator’s latest generation of high-speed trains. The technology is an important component of the onboard European Train Control System (ETCS), promoted by the European Commission to enable interoperability across the European Union.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-supports-sncf-s-safety-upgrades-with-cold-movement-detection-technology
Wabtec India Technology & Engineering Center Recognized as a Great Place to Work®

Wabtec's India Engineering and Technology Center (WITEC) has received the Great Place to Work® certification. This endorsement recognizes Wabtec’s focus on building a great culture and an employer of choice in rail technologies.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-india-technology-engineering-center-recognized-as-a-great-place-to-work
Wabtec Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report & Highlights Progress Toward Key Environmental, Social & Governance Initiatives

Pittsburgh, Nov 15, 2021 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) released today its 2021 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s accomplishments and commitments to building a more sustainable future by developing innovative technologies, driving responsible operations, and empowering people and communities around the globe.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-publishes-2021-sustainability-report-and-highlights-progress-toward-key-environmental-social
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/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/newsroom/press-releases/cn-advances-sustainability-efforts-with-wabtecs-battery-electric-locomotive
Wabtec Wins Equipment Contract to Modernize Chicago’s Metra Commuter Rail Service

PITTSBURGH October 21, 2021 - Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today an order to improve passenger experience, reliability, and safety for Metra, the commuter rail system in the Chicago metropolitan area serving the city of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The contract includes the latest brakes, passenger access doors, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and event recorder solutions for 200 new rail cars.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-equipment-contract-to-modernize-chicago-s-metra-commuter-rail-service
Wabtec Opens Its Largest Engineering Lab in India

BENGALURU, October 13, 2021 – Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, inaugurated today a world-class global engineering lab in Bengaluru, India to enable rail component design and performance. The new facility is Wabtec’s largest lab in India and adds to the company’s growing engineering presence in the country.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-opens-its-largest-engineering-lab-in-india
Wabtec Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced it will report 2021 third quarter results before the U.S. financial markets open on October 27, 2021. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss those results with analysts and investors at 8:30 a.m. ET the same day.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-announces-third-quarter-2021-earnings-release-date
Wabtec Secures €60m Order for Platform Gates to Support the Marseille NEOMMA Metro Automation Project

Wabtec, along with Eiffage Genie Civil Méditerranée and Eiffage Energie Systems Mediterranee, will supply Metropole Aix Marseille Provence with all the platform gates for lines 1 and 2 of Marseille NEOMMA, that are being automated. This includes 29 stations and 62 platforms, each of which will be equipped with 12 sets of 1.7 m-high platform gates, emergency egress doors and fixed screens. The project provides a complete solution comprised of reinforcement of the platform edge to design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the platform gates

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-secures-60m-order-for-platform-gates-to-support-the-marseille-neomma-metro-automation-project
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/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/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-signs-mous-with-carnegie-mellon-university-and-genesee-wyoming-to-decarbonize-freight-rail
Driving Competitive Advantage Through Analytics

Learn how Wabtec digital technologies are helping railroads to effectively utilize data and analytics to drive competitive advantages.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/driving-competitive-advantage-through-analytics