Press Releases

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
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 Reduces Emissions at Port of Kiel in Germany with Shore Power Solutions

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and the Port of Kiel celebrated today the installation of a sustainable shore power solution to support cruise operators. ShoreCONNECT has potential to reduce nearly all emissions from cruise ships by providing shore power while berthing at the port.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-reduces-emissions-at-port-of-kiel-in-germany-with-shore-power-solutions
Wabtec Begins Operations at Neighborhood 91 Additive Hub

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) celebrated today the start of operations at Neighborhood 91, the additive manufacturing production campus at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus. The new 11,000-sq-ft facility builds upon Wabtec’s efforts to drive innovation in the rail industry through its growing additive manufacturing capabilities.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-begins-operations-at-neighborhood-91-additive-hub
Wabtec Wins Federal Order for Marine Engines on two NSMV ships for U.S. Maritime Administration

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today its first U.S. Government order for marine engines with advanced emissions reduction technology. The deal is worth more than $10 million and marks Wabtec’s 100th order for EPA Tier 4 compliant marine engines. The Wabtec 16V250 Series Marine Diesel Engines will be used aboard the U.S. Maritime Administration’s two new National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs). The vessels represent the first two of a planned five-ship NSMV fleet.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-wins-federal-order-for-marine-engines-on-two-nsmv-ships-for-us-maritime-administration
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 Launches BlueFilter to Provide Clean Air for Transit Rail Passengers

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) launched an air-filtration innovation, called BlueFilter, to provide a clean, healthy environment for passengers on metro and trains. The TÜV-tested filter continuously provides fresh and clean air onboard metro and railcars by removing more than 90 percent of contaminants per air cycle.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-launches-bluefilter-to-provide-clean-air-for-transit-rail-passengers
Wabtec to Provide NHL With Electric Drive Systems for New Order in Australia

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB), announced today it will supply Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (NHL), a leading mining truck manufacturer in China, with 28 360-ton premium integrated electric drive systems, to support the company’s 360T mining truck contract with Yancoal in Australia. The systems will help Yancoal’s mining fleet achieve increased productivity and speed on grade performance and help reduce fuel costs and equipment wear.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-provide-nhl-with-electric-drive-systems-for-new-order-in-australia