Wabtec Corp.

Wilmerding, PA 15148


About Wabtec Corp.


1001 Air Brake Avenue
Wilmerding, PA 15148
United States of America

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Wabtec Corp. is a leading supplier of value-added, technology-based products and services for freight rail,
passenger transit and select industrial markets worldwide.

Through its subsidiaries, the company manufactures a broad range of products for end markets such as locomotives, freight cars, passenger transit vehicles and power generation equipment, for both original equipment and aftermarket applications.

Products and Press Releases


Wabtec Corporation to provide brakes and couplers for 640 NYC Transit train cars

Oct. 24, 2023
The order has an option for up to 640 cars and will be delivered in 2025 through 2026.

Wabtec to supply MARTA with new HVAC systems

July 21, 2022
Under this contract, Wabtec will provide 336 HVAC units, with 224 to be installed in passenger cars and 112 units in driver cabins.

Wabtec acquires Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business to extend rail optimization portfolio

June 20, 2022
ARINC’s rail solutions business supports transit, regional, inter-city, commuter, subway and light-rail systems across the United States and Canada.

Wabtec acquires MASU’s railway friction business

Jan. 5, 2022
The acquisition, which has received necessary regulatory approvals and is subject to customary closing conditions, will expand Wabtec’s installed base and accelerate growth across...
Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories

Wabtec wins equipment contract to modernize Chicago’s Metra commuter rail service

Oct. 22, 2021
The contract includes the latest brakes, passenger access doors, HVAC and event recorder solutions for 200 new rail cars.

Wabtec begins operations at Neighborhood 91 additive hub

June 9, 2021
Wabtec’s site at Neighborhood 91 features an SLM®800 printer, which will produce state-of-the-art, large-scale, lightweight parts for rail industry customers
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Railroad Right of Way and Maintenance of Way Equipment

Wabtec signs agreement to acquire Nordco

March 24, 2021
Nordco’s railway maintenance equipment and service portfolio will expand Wabtec’s rail maintenance offerings.
Rendering of Wabtec's future 11,000-square-foot facility.
Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories

Wabtec becomes first manufacturing anchor tenant for Pittsburgh’s additive hub

Oct. 16, 2020
Wabtec will employ the latest in additive manufacturing technology to produce large-scale, lightweight parts for transit rail customers and reduce lead times by up to 80 percent...
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Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories

Wabtec begins trial of environmentally friendly air conditioning system

Oct. 3, 2020
The Wabtec Green Air technology is part of the company’s initiative to bring clean, sustainable solutions to the transit market.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Wabtec’s Trip Optimizer System surpasses 500 million miles of operation

July 29, 2020
The company says the control system has saved railroads 400 million gallons of fuel.

Articles & News

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Dubai's automated metro system.

International Transit Supplier News Roundup for March 2021

Updates from Moscow Metro, Keolis, Alstom and Wabtec.
Go Transit
Unit 647 was originally equipped with an EMD 710 Tier 2 engine and a separate head end power plant, a CAT C27 engine, the platform was rebuilt to accommodate dual Cummins QSK 60 Tier 4 emission engines.
Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories

Meeting Tier 4

March 7, 2016
Better performance and reliability for passengers while meeting Tier 4 standards.
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Expo Products Tuesday

Oct. 13, 2014
Pendolino: A Different Kind of High-Speed Rail SolutionAlstom Transport Permitting any country, whatever its geography, to have access to high-speed rail required an innovative...
Sam Mansour, P.E., has joined TranSystems as senior vice president and client manager for the company’s passenger and freight rail practice areas.
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November People in the News

Nov. 8, 2013
Stacy and Witbeckgeorge-furnanz-3_11032822.jpgGeorge Furnanz was named president of Stacy and Witbeck Inc. He will take over the responsibilities of John Bollier, who had been...

Videos & Resources

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UTA Light Rail Maintenance Facility Photo Gallery

June 25, 2015
The JRRSC stores and maintains UTA's light rail vehicles for Trax and the S Line Streetcar.

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Wabtec will implement PTC on Virgin Trains USA in two phases.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Wabtec to implement PTC system for Virgin Trains USA

June 17, 2020
The company will equip 90 freight and commuter locomotives with its I-ETMS train control technology.
Safety Services & Products

Wabtec launches BlueFilter to provide clean air for transit rail passengers

June 2, 2020
The company says the air filtration product eliminates more than 90 percent of contaminants per air cycle in railcars.

Wabtec celebrates 150 years in transportation industry

Oct. 16, 2019
The company is also celebrating the grand opening of its new headquarters in Pittsburgh.

Wabtec Corporation Appoints Donald M. Itzkoff As Vice President, Government Relations And Public Affairs

Jan. 9, 2018
Wabtec Corporation has appointed Donald M. Itzkoff as vice president, government relations and public affairs.

Allison Transmission Appoints Alvaro Garcia-Tunon to Board of Directors

Jan. 26, 2016
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. announced that Alvaro Garcia-Tunon has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately, following Marsha Mishler's decision ...

Wabtec Plans To Acquire Faiveley Transport

July 28, 2015
Wabtec Corp. plans to acquire Faiveley Transport S.A. with annual sales of about $1.2 billion.The transaction, which is subject to various conditions, including labor group consultation...
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Florida East Coast Railway opens new train dispatch center, maximizing train efficiency and safety.

Florida East Coast Railway Opens New Train Dispatch Center

On July 11, Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) successfully transferred its train dispatching operations to a new dispatch center equipped with its new Wabtec Train Management ...
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Wabtec Corp. and Subsidiaries to Exhibit at APTA Expo

Sept. 1, 2014
The Wabtec exhibit will feature a wide range of technologically advanced products and services.

Wabtec to Deliver Train Control Equipment for Denver Rail Project

March 26, 2012
Wabtec to deliver train control equipment for Denver rail project Wabtec will provide Denver Transit Partners with positive train control (PTC) equipment and services for three...