Wabtec Corporation

“Blume’s asset management solution is well established as the marketplace where IMCs obtain railroad-owned intermodal equipment,” Blume Global CEO Pervinder Johar said Sept. 11. “We look forward to helping CPKC expand their business in the U.S.”
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Supply Side: Blume Global, Rio Tinto IOC, Wabtec

Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) will use Blume Global’s asset management system to foster intermodal traffic growth. Also, Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (Rio Tinto IOC) is donating C$4 million to a Quebec college for a new training, research and innovation pavilion for the rail, industrial maintenance and energy intelligence industries; and Penn State names Wabtec Corporation as its 2023 Corporate Partner of the Year.

Wabtec’s Services team will modernize CN’s 60 certified pre-owned Dash-9 locomotives to bring the total modernized fleet to 110 locomotives.

Wabtec Modernizing 60 Additional CN Locomotives

CN on July 26 announced an order to enhance an additional 60 locomotives in its existing fleet through Wabtec’s modernization program, supporting the Class I railroad’s “commitment to drive growth in a sustainable manner and build success for customers, employees and communities.”

MTR Corporation’s Wabtec-built Mk3 battery-electric locomotives will undergo a performance and service life upgrade. (Wabtec Photograph)

Wabtec Secures MTR Locomotive Upgrade Contract

Hong Kong public transport operator MTR Corporation has awarded an approximately $14.9 million (£12 million) contract to Wabtec Corporation for the modernization of 25 Mk3 battery-electric locomotives. The service life of the

Duos Technologies is a Jacksonville, Fla.-based supplier of automated railcar inspection portals (pictured) and artificial intelligence (AI) models. (Photograph Courtesy of Duos Technologies)
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Supply Side: Duos, Wabtec

An existing passenger rail customer awards Duos Technologies $1.1 million in add-on upgrades to a new Railcar Inspection Portal (rip®). Also, Wabtec Transit in India is recognized as a Great Place To Work®.

From left to right: Renan Filho, Brazil Minister of Transport; Fabio Marchiori, CFO and interim CEO of VLI; and Danilo Miyasato, President and Leader of Wabtec Latin America Region. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)

Wabtec Lands VLI Locomotive Contract

Logistics firm VLI has selected Wabtec to supply nine Evolution Series (ES43BBl) locomotives to support cargo transport on the Ferrovia Centro-Atlântica (FCA) in Brazil. The order is valued at approximately R$200 million (US$38.4 million), Wabtec reported March 1.