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Wabtec wins $30M U.K. contract

Posted on May 1, 2008

Wabtec Rail has signed a $30 million contract to refurbish 40 passenger cars for high-speed trains operated in the U.K. by XC Trains Limited.


Under the contract, Wabtec will refurbish the car interiors, including new seating, luggage racks and lighting; paint the exterior; and convert 21 locomotive-hauled cars to make them compatible for high-speed operation.  


The project will begin immediately, with deliveries scheduled for 2008.

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