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Albert J. Neupaver - Articles and news items

Wabtec forms JV to manufacture, service brake equipment for Chinese transit market

Rail industry news / 1 June 2011 /

Wabtec Corporation has formed a joint venture in China to manufacture and service brake equipment for the Chinese transit market…

Wabtec signs $21 million contract

Rail industry news / 9 May 2011 /

Wabtec Corporation has signed a $21 million contract with Rio Tinto, to provide ECP braking equipment for a portion of the company’s freight cars…

Wabtec acquires Brush Traction, a UK-Based provider of locomotive overhauls, services

Rail industry news / 28 February 2011 /

Wabtec Corporation has acquired Brush Traction Group, for about $31 million. Wabtec expects the transaction to be accretive in the first year….

Tunnelling for and into the future of European railways

Issue 5 2010 / 17 September 2010 /

The remarkable volume of tunnelling on a worldwide basis during the last two or three decades (see Figure 1) is not defined by the demands to improve the railway networks in many countries. Stimulation in this direction is especially given by the generally highly ranked socio-political requirement of improved mobility – both for persons and goods – achieving at the same time a better environmental balance.