About Us

MotivePower, Inc., a Wabtec Company, is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and re-manufacture of diesel-electric locomotives.
MotivePower's experience in the manufacture and remanufacture of locomotives is unparalleled in the industry. Since 1972, over 2,500 locomotives have been delivered from our 300,000 square foot facility in Boise, Idaho. MotivePower has fully integrated production capabilities to manufacture locomotives from the ground up or to provide complete overhaul upgrade and testing services including all support systems in their entirety.
 Core Competencies:

  • Design, application and systems integration engineering
  • Manufacturing and servicing locomotives
  • Project management

Products & Services:

  • New commuter locomotives
  • New switcher locomotives
  • Locomotive overhauls & modernizations
  • OEM locomotive modules
  • Contract fleet maintenance
  • Emissions reduction applications

MotivePower, Inc's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) policy
MotivePower, Inc. is committed to identify, attract, and develop long-term relationships with for-profit small businesses in which socially and economically disadvantages individuals own at least 51% interest and control the management and daily business operations. 
To facilitate this commitment, MotivePower, Inc. has set a DBE utilization goal of 2% for the 2016 Fiscal Year.
To inquire about your companies eligibility for certification as a DBE, or to register your company as a DBE for consideration in upcoming opportunities, please send in a "Contact Us” form with your company’s information.