Railway Age is pleased to announce the 25 “Fast Trackers” selected for this year’s 25 Under 40 awards program.
This is the third order to be placed by an Australian freight company for battery-electric locomotives.
Four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Wabtec will begin tests runs in 2024 along Rio Tinto’s western Australian rail network, the mining company reported on Jan. 10.
Wabtec Corp. is growing its brakes product portfolio with the addition of New Delhi, India-based MASU’s railway friction business; the deal is valued at approximately $34 million.
Brazilian mining company VALE S.A. has selected ENSCO Rail for track inspection systems and software. In addition, New York Air Brake (NYAB) has earned TTX Company’s SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award; and Wabtec Corp.’s locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar has received an award for its learning and skill development program.
Ballard Power Systems has acquired Arcola Energy for $40 million. In addition, Harting has earned a product innovation award for its har-modular® series; Navis has recognized six customers with 2021 Inspire Awards; Siemens Mobility and RazorSecure have teamed to provide enhanced rail cybersecurity monitoring solutions; and Wabtec Corp. has published a 2021 Sustainability Report.
CN is buying a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive for use on the Bessemer & Lake Erie (B&LE) portion of its network in Pennsylvania.
Wabtec Corp. “strengthened” its financial position in third-quarter 2021, growing its multi-year backlog, in spite of growing global supply chain disruptions and rising costs, the company reported on Oct. 27.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has installed earthquake early warning systems at 26 rail and bus division facilities. In addition, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is forming a subsidiary to oversee the new East Side Access project terminal; South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s (SFRTA) Tri-Rail is resuming full service; Thales has delivered interlocking systems for three Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) rapid transit stations; and Wabtec will provide doors, brakes, HVAC systems and event recorders for Metra’s new multilevels.
Wabtec Corp. on Oct. 13 opened a new engineering lab in Bengaluru, India, for rail equipment component design and performance testing.