Press Releases

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 Memoranda of Understanding with Carnegie Mellon University and Genesee & Wyoming to Decarbonize Freight Rail and Improve Freight Rail 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-memoranda-of-understanding-with-carnegie-mellon-university-and-genesee-wyoming-to
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/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/newsroom/press-releases/csx-and-wabtec-partner-to-drive-sustainable-transportation-solutions
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 Expands Services Capabilities with Acquisition of RELCO Locomotives

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it has acquired RELCO Locomotives, a long-established player in the locomotive overhaul and maintenance industry. The acquisition expands Wabtec’s freight services capabilities and capacity to support growth in the remanufacturing and repair business.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-expands-services-capabilities-with-acquisition-of-relco-locomotives
Wabtec celebrates multiple milestones of its ‘Make in India’ Project

Factory completes one year of manufacturing, on track to roll out 100th India locomotive. Two years ago, at the same IREE event, legacy GE Transportation announced the arrival of its first 4500 horsepower (HP) locomotive at the Mundra Port. To date, there are 135 such locomotives in revenue service with the Indian Railways, including 85 that were fully manufactured in India and is set to have 70 percent local content. Wabtec’s 6000 HP diesel-electric locomotive, the first in India, is currently undergoing test trials on Indian Railways track and is expected to enter revenue service soon.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-celebrates-multiple-milestones-of-its-make-in-india-project
Wabtec Completes Locomotive Deliveries to Turkey’s Körfez Ulaştırma, the logistics affiliate of Tüpraş

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) completed delivery of five diesel-electric PowerHaul® series locomotives to Körfez Ulaştırma A.Ş., the subsidiary of Turkey’s largest refinery Tüpraş operating in railway transportation.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-completes-locomotive-deliveries-to-turkey-s-k-rfez-ula-t-rma-the-logistics-affiliate-of-t-pra
Wabtec Celebrates Delivery of 1,000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) celebrated today the 1,000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive at its plant in Fort Worth, TX. The milestone delivery to CN highlights the commercial success of the locomotive, which set the standard for environmental performance in the freight-rail industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-celebrates-delivery-of-1000th-evolution-series-tier-4-locomotive
First GE Transportation Locomotive Enters Service with Ukrainian Railways

GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) and Ukrainian Railways today celebrated a major accomplishment as the first Evolution Series locomotive entered service in Ukraine, part of an ongoing cooperative effort to comprehensively upgrade the country’s diesel-electric rail fleet. The project goal is to modernize Ukraine’s transportation infrastructure and help accelerate long-term economic growth.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/first-ge-transportation-locomotive-enters-service-with-ukrainian-railways
GE Transportation Announces First Locomotive Deal in Moldova to Improve Fleet Reliability and Availability

Moldovan Railways (CFM) has selected GE Transportation(NYSE:GE) to supply 12 Evolution Series locomotives, as well as parts, training and services. This is the first locomotive order in Moldova for GE Transportation and marks a significant step as the country seeks to upgrade its existing fleet to haul freight trains, primarily carrying grain and ore, as well as passenger trains.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/ge-transportation-announces-first-locomotive-deal-in-moldova-to-improve-fleet-reliability-and
GE Transportation Announces New High-Speed Engine Program

GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) announced today at InnoTrans 2018 a new high-speed diesel engine program, which will serve the locomotive, marine and power generation segments. The engine platform will provide improved fuel efficiency and reliability, as well as lower lifecycle costs.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/ge-transportation-announces-new-high-speed-engine-program