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Wabtec to overhaul London Underground cars for $22M

Posted on November 16, 2004

Vapor-Stone UK Ltd., a unit of railroad equipment manufacturer Wabtec Corp., received a $22 million contract Tuesday to overhaul subway cars for the London Underground. Under the contract, Vapor-Stone will revamp door systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for Metronet Rail, which is responsible for upgrading two-thirds of the subway system. Completion of the upgrades is slated for 2005.

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