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Herzog continues to automate its audit process for rail flaw detection. (Photograph Courtesy of Herzog)
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RAILWAY AGE, JUNE 2022 ISSUE: Track geometry and rail flaw detection product overview and market outlook.

Wabtec has acquired Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment. This follows Wabtec’s three recent acquisitions: Trimble’s Beena Vision wayside inspection system business; New Delhi, India-based MASU’s railway friction business; and Greenbriar Equity Group LP’s Nordco unit. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)
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Wabtec Acquires ARINC Rail Solutions

Wabtec Corporation on June 16 reported its acquisition of Collins Aerospace’s ARINC rail solutions business segment, a rail dispatch and back-office system provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Wabtec on June 6 launched its new Precision Dispatch System with an order from CN. (Photograph Courtesy of Wabtec)

Wabtec Lands Orders from CN, Fortescue

CN will roll out Wabtec’s new Precision Dispatch System, and mining company Fortescue Metals Group of western Australia will take delivery of Wabtec-modernized locomotives over the next two years.

Wabtec is providing a total of 2,304 doors to Alstom for the 36 eight-car Metropolis trainsets it is building for São Paulo (Brazil) Metro under a July 2021 contract.

Supply Side: Wabtec, Shift5

Wabtec has landed a contract to supply on-board doors for São Paulo (Brazil) Metro trainsets, to be built by Alstom. Also, Shift5 has been selected as a cybersecuity award finalist by CyberRisk Alliance.

“Earlier this month, @UnionPacific began filling several of their locomotives with REG’s UltraClean BlenD™. See how running on 100% biofuels can help them reach their sustainability goals. …” REG tweeted on May 9, 2022. (Screenshot of an REG Video, Courtesy of REG.)

UP, Wabtec, REG Launch Renewable Fuels Testing

Union Pacific (UP), in partnership with Wabtec and Renewable Energy Group (REG), earlier this month started a “trial of 100% renewable fuels as part of our comprehensive ESG initiative called Building a Sustainable Future 2030.”

Wabtec 1Q22: ‘Strong’ Results, Backlog Grows

Wabtec Corp. posted “strong” first-quarter 2022 financial results, despite “rising costs, continuing supply disruptions and the impact on our business due to the conflict in Ukraine,” President and CEO Rafael Santana reported on April 27.

Indian Railways selected Wabtec to help it improve fleet availability by detecting and addressing certain defects before potential in-service failures.
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Supply Side: Wabtec, Navis

Wabtec Corporation has landed a contract to support Indian Railways’ “Smart Yard” initiative. Plus, Navis will supply a terminal operating system to ITS ConGlobal for the new Mid-Willamette Valley Intermodal Center in Oregon.