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Wabtec Units awarded contract to provide components for Amtrak Passenger Cars

Wabtec Units awarded contract to provide components for Amtrak Passenger Cars

15th Mar 2012 Press Release Rail News

Wabtec Corporation, has signed a contract to provide components for 130 new passenger cars being built for Amtrak by CAF USA, Inc. (part of the CAF Group), a railcar builder with manufacturing facilities in New York state. The cars are expected to be delivered from 2013-14. Amtrak has an option to purchase an additional 70 cars from CAF. Wabtec will be providing braking equipment, door operating systems, sanitation systems, springs, draft gears and HVAC equipment for the base order of 130 cars, and expects to provide the same components if the option for the 70 additional cars is exercised.