March is Women’s History Month in the United States. It’s a time when we recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As we have been celebrating these past few weeks, I’ve also been reflecting on the incredible groundswell of support for gender equality we’ve seen this past year. We’ve watched women find their voices and have seen the world begin to listen more actively and with purpose.
Siemens Mobility has selected Wabtec Corp. to provide components for the 94 new nine-car Inspiro trains it is supplying as part of the London Underground’s Piccadilly Upgrade Program.
Despite a challenging market, backlog remains strong, Wabtec Corp. reported during its fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 earnings release.
Equipment analyst Matt Elkott offers perspectives on two of the rail industry’s biggest OEMs.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: CSX and MBTA’s commuter rail operation are improving locomotive performance and availability through precision monitoring and analysis of fuel and lube oil, respectively.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
The Hyundai Rotem Co. has selected Webtec Corp. braking systems, doors and air conditioning systems for the 62 three-car automated trainsets that it is supplying under contract with Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA). The trainsets will operate on Singapore Mass Rapid Transit’s (MRT) new 15-mile, 24-station Jurong Region Line, which will connect western Singapore and is scheduled to begin opening in 2026.
Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
TÜV SÜD, an independent testing and certification authority, has certified Wabtec Corp’s new Metroflexx brake, which the company calls “next-generation braking systems for the mass transit rail industry.” The certification “validates that the system meets the safety, quality and performance standards set at an organizational, local or international level.”
Paris Transport Authority (RATP) has teamed with Wabtec Corp. to test “Green Friction” technology for brakes in an aim to improve tunnel air quality.