Press Releases

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/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/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/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
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
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