Wabtec Unit Awarded Contract To Overhaul Transit Cars For Angel Trains

WILMERDING, Pa. — Wabtec Corp. said its Wabtec Rail subsidiary in Doncaster, England has been awarded a $26 million contract to overhaul 286 transit cars for Angel Trains. The project is expected to run through 2014.

The Class 465 and 466 Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) are currently leased by Angels Trains to London South Eastern Railway. The work will be performed at Wabtec Rail’s facility in Doncaster.

“This project builds upon our already strong and successful relationship with Angel Trains,” said Albert J. Neupaver, Wabtec’s president and chief executive officer.

Wabtec Rail is one of the UK’s leading railway rolling stock engineering companies, providing overhaul and refurbishment of passenger and freight vehicles for the UK train operators and rolling stock leasing companies.