Press Releases

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 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
Unlocking the Potential of Moving Freight by Rail: Increasing Visibility for Shippers

In today’s automated economy, there is a growing expectation among shippers for digital tools to support business needs. One of the challenges shippers have is knowing when railcars will arrive. Railroads that can help shippers track and organize railcar shipments unlock growth potential by making rail easier to use.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/unlocking-the-potential-of-moving-freight-by-rail-increasing-visibility-for-shippers
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/newsroom/press-releases/csx-and-wabtec-partner-to-drive-sustainable-transportation-solutions
Driving Efficiency in Rail Transportation Management: Online Inventory

Learn how the modernization of RailConnect™ Transportation Management is improving railroad process efficiencies

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/driving-efficiency-in-rail-transportation-management-online-inventory
Disruptive Innovation in Rail Yards: How Real Time Planning Can Transform Operations

Classification Yard Planner combines dynamic planning tools, increased visibility, and powerful decision support to unlock productivity and network efficiency.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/disruptive-innovation-in-rail-yards-how-real-time-planning-can-transform-operations
Wabtec and Port of Gothenburg Partner to Increase Throughput and Improve Efficiency

PITTSBURGH and GOTHENBURG, Sweden, November 17, 2020 – Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) has signed an agreement with the Port of Gothenburg to implement Port Optimizer™, a first-of-its-kind information portal designed to digitize maritime shipping data for cargo owners and supply chain stakeholders through secure, channeled access. The agreement marks the first use of Port Optimizer by a European port.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-port-of-gothenburg-partner-to-increase-throughput-and-improve-efficiency
Wabtec and Rajant Receive First Mobile Network Order from New Mexico Rail Runner Express

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) has signed an agreement with the New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NMRX) to upgrade the wireless network of NMRX’s commuter fleet, in cooperation with Wabtec’s strategic networking technology partner, Rajant Corporation. This order is the first for Wabtec and Rajant since forming their strategic partnership to accelerate wireless technology for the global rail industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-and-rajant-receive-first-mobile-network-order-from-new-mexico-rail-runner-express
Wabtec’s Trip Optimizer System Surpasses 500 Million Miles of operation

Wabtec Corporation’s (NYSE: WAB) Trip Optimizer system surpassed a milestone as railroads utilized the energy management system to operate their trains for more than 500 million auto miles. The system greatly reduces emissions and fuel costs for railroads worldwide.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-s-trip-optimizer-system-surpasses-500-million-miles-of-operation
Wabtec to Implement PTC System for Virgin Trains USA

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) secures agreements worth $120M to implement signaling and train control systems for Virgin Trains USA. The project is a unique high-speed signaling and train control application for the North America market.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-implement-ptc-system-for-virgin-trains-usa
Wabtec Inaugurates Engineering and Technology Center in Bengaluru

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, inaugurated today the Wabtec India Engineering and Technology Center (WITEC) in Bengaluru. The company’s new center is a world-class facility designed to support growth and innovation.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-inaugurates-engineering-and-technology-center-in-bengaluru
Wabtec Corporation Collaborates with Wipro for Cloud-first Application Migration

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced a strategic initiative with Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to transition business-critical applications of the global logistics leader, to cloud. This is part of Wabtec’s recent merger with GE Transportation.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-corporation-collaborates-with-wipro-for-cloud-first-application-migration
Iowa Northern Railway Deal Demonstrates the Power of Wabtec’s Combined Digital and Electronics Portfolio

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) was selected to provide fully integrated Positive Train Control (PTC), digital imaging, and data transfer and analytics capabilities for Iowa Northern Railway Company, marking Wabtec’s first such deal since closing its merger with GE Transportation. Under the contract, Wabtec will provide an integrated offering, including its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS®) PTC safety-overlay solution, LDRS-V video recorder, training, and system integration services across Iowa Northern Railway’s entire locomotive fleet.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/iowa-northern-railway-deal-demonstrates-the-power-of-wabtec-s-combined-digital-and-electronics