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Wabtec Signs Contracts To Provide Components For 300 Subway Cars For New York City

Wabtec Signs Contracts To Provide Components For 300 Subway Cars For New York
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PR Newswire

WILMERDING, Pa., Jan. 9, 2013

WILMERDING, Pa., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB)
has signed contracts to provide components for 300 subway cars being supplied
by Bombardier Transportation to MTA New York City Transit under the R-179
order. The pilot cars are scheduled to be delivered at the end of 2014, with
delivery of the production series cars beginning in mid-2015.

For the cars, Wabtec units will provide brakes, couplers and current
collectors (Wabtec Passenger Transit), and event recorders and speed
indicators (Bach-Simpson).

"This is another significant project to expand and modernize a portion of the
subway car fleet in New York City, and we're pleased to work with Bombardier
Transportation to help MTA achieve its objectives," said Albert J. Neupaver,
president and chief executive officer of Wabtec.

Wabtec Corporation is a global provider of technology-based products and
services for rail and industrial markets. Through its subsidiaries, the
company manufactures a range of products for locomotives, freight cars and
passenger transit vehicles. The company also builds new switcher and commuter
locomotives, and provides aftermarket services. The company has facilities
located throughout the world.

Website: www.wabtec.com 

SOURCE Wabtec Corporation

Website: http://www.wabtec.com
Contact: Tim Wesley, +1-412-825-1543, twesley@wabtec.com
 
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