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Wabtec Locomotive Products Central Diagnostics System

Central Diagnostics System

With MotivePower’s Central Diagnostic System (CDS) you can monitor locomotive location, health status and manage fleet diagnostics in real-time. Meeting the needs for fleets of all sizes, the CDS system can help improve on-time performance, reduce operating costs and increase revenue through improved productivity, enhanced asset tracking, proactive service management and comprehensive preventive maintenance information. 
Features:

  • Remote monitoring of vehicle health
      • Integrates with the Q-Tron locomotive control system, Head End Power (HEP) genset (where applicable) and Cab Signal system
      • Captures 80% of locomotive functions
      • Provides faults real-time to the CDS web site
  • Intuitive web site display of critical parameters such as: 
      • Prime mover and HEP operating values such as real time horse-power, fuel consumption, operating temperatures, and more
      • Battery current...
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Wabtec locomotive products Emissions Kits

Emissions Kits

Certified emissions kits are available for various EPA Tier levels. Contact MotivePower, Inc. (MPI) and we’ll help you determine what emissions reduction upgrade best suits your needs. MPI emission reduction technology includes:

  • Microprocessor engine controls
  • Electronic fuel injection systems
  • Diesel oxidation catalyst
  • Diesel Particulate filter

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HSP46 High Horsepower Passenger Locomotive

MotivePower Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, introduced its HSP46 locomotive. In a partnership with GE, MPI built this Tier 3 AC propulsion, high horsepower locomotive for MBTA featuring state-of-the-art GE propulsion technology. MPI has the expertise and versatility to accommodate your entire commuter locomotive needs. With a proven track record and broad expert technical density, we work closely with our customers to provide long-term solutions to achieve the highest levels of safety, performance, operating efficiency and reliability.

Wabtec Locomotive Modules and Modernization Kits

Locomotive Modules and Modernization Kits

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), offers a variety of locomotive equipment modules and modernization kits. Updates including fully equipped FRA Crash Worthy Cabs, High Voltage cabinets, AC cabinets, operator control consoles and HEP skids are available for a wide range of switching and road application locomotives.
 
MPI also offers MPXpress® modernization kits to upgrade lighting, reliability, braking, remote diagnostics, emissions and reduce operating noise.

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MK1200G Liquefied Natural Gas Switcher Locomotives

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI’s) 1,200 horsepower MP1200G Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled switcher locomotive boasts improved performance specifically designed to offer the lowest NOx engine emissions in the industry, for its horsepower class, and to meet the demands of expanded switching operations in large commercial/industrial regions. The MP1200G stands alone as a rail transportation product capable of delivering superior safety, technical, environmental and economic performance through the application of unique innovations and features.
 
The predecessor to the MP1200G (MK1200G) operated for nearly 20 years.
 
Powered by a G3516 Caterpillar engine coupled to a Kato alternator, the MP1200G locomotive delivers 1,200 tractive HP. Operator visibility is greatly improved with MPI’s High-Vis cab. The cab is wrapped in FRA compliant glazing that enables the operator to see over the carbody, greatly...

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Wabtec Products Ultra Low Emissions Multi-Engine Locomotive

MP21B Ultra Low Emissions Multi-Engine Locomotive

As an industry leader in the design, manufacture and remanufacture of diesel – electric locomotives, MotivePower has delivered over 2,500 locomotives to customers since 1972.

  • 35% or more fuel savings depending on duty cycle
  • 80-90% less NOx; 70-80% less PM
  • Tier 3 nonroad emissions levels
  • Modular design for mobile maintenance
  • Pressurized engine compartment
  • High tractive effort; improved adhesion
  • Integrated auto start/stop; less idling
  • Redundant systems for improved reliability

MP21B Multi-Engine

  • Horsepower: 2,100 bhp (700 bhp x 3)
  • Engine: Cummins Qsk-19 (Tier 3 nonroad)
  • Traction Motors:  D77 / D78
  • Maximum Speed (nominal): 50 mph
  • Continuous Tractive Effort: 55,000 lbs
  • Starting Tractive Effort: 85,000 lbs
  • Weight: (nominal) 270,000 
  • Length: 59’ 2”
  • Height: Plate C...
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Wabtec Corp MP27 International Freight Locomotive

MP27 International Freight Locomotive

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, designed and built the MP27 Series, medium horsepower freight locomotive.  The MP27 accommodates multiple track gauges and axle loads as low as 17 tonnes.  The MP27 features a rail-proven, fuel efficient diesel engine certified to US EPA Tier 3 emission levels. The MP27 is designed to meet standards from Australia, South Asia, Africa and South America. 
 
In 2012, Wabtec delivered the first MP27 for use in Australia for demanding narrow-gauge freight service.  Since that time, the MP27 has been operating 20 hours per day, over 120,000 km per year, exceeding customer defined reliability targets.
 
To further enhance reliability, the MP27 can be equipped with MPI’s advanced central diagnostic system (CDS).   CDS provides the maintainer with in-depth remote diagnostics, fuel monitoring and tracking of the locomotive.  CDS provides all active locomotive faults and the recommended...

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MP32, MP36 and MP40 Diesel-Electric Commuter Locomotives

MP32, MP36 and MP40 Diesel-Electric Commuter Locomotives

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, designed the MPXpress® diesel-electric commuter locomotive to enhance the safety, performance and reliability of passenger railway systems in North America. There are more than 220 units operating at several commuter agencies throughout North America. MPXpress locomotives have been the proven and preferred choice for commuter rail agencies since 2003.
 
The MPXpress structural design meets the American Public Transportation Association’s crash worthiness standards for crew safety and exceeds current FRA requirements.
 
MPI engineers worked closely with operating and maintenance crews to design a safe, comfortable, user-friendly cab with high visibility windows and an ergonomically designed control console. The control compartment is built to a standard specification, which can be tailored to any customer specifications.
 
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Wabtec MP33 Series International Freight Locomotive

MP33 Series International Freight Locomotive

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, designed and built the MP33 Series freight locomotive.  The MP33 accommodates multiple track gauges and axle loads as low as 18.65 tonnes.  The MP33 features a rail-proven, fuel-efficient diesel engine and is designed to meet standards in Australia, South Asia, Africa and South America. 
 
The MP33 cab was designed with operating crews in mind. The consoles follow AAR clean-cab guidelines, and provide an unobstructed windscreen view for the operator.  The MP33 features a vibration isolated cab and optional rear facing consoles.
 
In 2012, Wabtec delivered the first MP33 for use in Western Australia.  Since that time, the MP33 has been operating nearly 20 hours per day, over 120,000 km per year, exceeding customer defined reliability targets.
 
To further enhance reliability, an advanced central diagnostic system (CDS) can be included with the MP33. ...

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Wabtec Corp MP54 AC Commuter Locomotive

MP54 AC Commuter Locomotive

For maximum performance and reliability, MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, offers the MP54 AC commuter locomotive. Based on the proven MPXpress® platform and powered by two Tier 4 compliant engines, the locomotive provides up to 5400 HP, making it the most powerful diesel passenger locomotive in North America. The two engine configuration offers built-in redundancy, ideal for customers who typically operate single locomotive trainsets and need maximum reliability. Operational flexibility is also featured with the capability to operate in single engine mode for increased fuel savings. An IGBT based AC traction system is included with individual axle control, brushless AC motors and a synchronous alternator to minimize maintenance impact. This configuration can be offered as new or as a Tier 4 repower to existing MPXpress locomotives.

Wabtec Co Switchers and Special Purpose Locomotives

MP8AC (R156) Switchers and Special Purpose Locomotives

This MP8AC work locomotive was custom designed to meet unique requirements such as subway tunnel clearances, curving and weight limitations of elevated tracks typically seen in the New York City subway system. The MP8AC allows crews to perform maintenance, capital construction and repair of existing subway infrastructure. The MP8AC boasts enhanced crew comfort and safety features, improved reliability and maintainability, and produces lower exhaust-level emissions than the older work equipment.
 
The locomotives offer significant technological improvements, including AC propulsion, higher-horsepower, improved fuel efficiency, advanced emissions reduction technology, microprocessor controls, and enhanced reliability—the MP8AC can be equipped with MPI’s Central Diagnostic System (CDS).
 

Wabtec Corporation Locomotive MPEX Switchers

MPEX Switchers

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and remanufacture of diesel-electric switchers. Over 2,800 locomotives of all types have been delivered from our facilities in Boise, Idaho since 1972. MPI is committed to assisting railroads in their ongoing effort to reduce locomotive emissions and improve operating efficiencies. We designed and manufactured the only four liquefied natural gas locomotives operating in North America and were the first to provide Tier 2 low horsepower locomotives and Tier 2, 3 and 4 commuter locomotives.
 
We work closely with our customers to provide long-term solutions to achieve the highest levels of safety, performance and reliability.
 

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Parts and Services

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI) Aftermarket Parts Sales Department supports all MPI produced locomotives as well as EMD and GE locomotives. Parts for locomotives ranging from an MP36PH-3C to an SD40 to a SW1500 are supported; contact us for your replacement part needs.
 
In addition, MotivePower, Inc. (MPI) is actively involved in locomotive exhaust emissions testing and emissions reduction development work since 1999. MPI’s emissions and testing facility is equipped with the latest technology test equipment and operates in accordance with FTP (Federal Test Procedures) guidelines.  MPI offers a range of products and services to test and upgrade your current equipment to more modern emissions regulations.

wabtec locomotive and Freight Car products AUTOSTART system

QEG 1000

The QEG 1000 AUTOSTART system provides reduced fuel consumption and exhaust emissions by monitoring engine operating parameters and automatically shutting down and restarting the engine during locomotive idle periods. This results in significant fuel savings while always maintaining the locomotive in a state of readiness.
 
The QEG 1000 AUTOSTART system includes the following standard features and benefits:

  • Reduced engine fuel consumption, resulting in significant fuel savings and reduced exhaust emissions.
  • Integrated recording function, which records fuel report statistics, locomotive statistics, events, and alarm logs.
  • System indicator lights (Red and Green LEDs), which indicate the status of the AUTOSTART system.
  • AUTOSTART Siren Panels (2), which sound to warn locomotive personnel that a locomotive auto-shutdown or auto-restart will occur.
  • Governor Assist Pump, which works in conjunction with the engine governor during auto-restarts to...
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Wabtec locomotive products replacement control systems

QES-III

Q-Tron is a recognized leader in aftermarket replacement control systems for locomotives. Since 1990, over 1,200 Q-Tron locomotive control systems and over 1,500 engine management systems have been installed on locomotives operating throughout the world.
 
As the leading systems integration specialists in the industry, we have designed and installed control packages for many engine types including GE, EMD, MLW, ALCO, Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit-Diesel/MTU.

Wabtec locomotive products QTRAC 1000 Traction Control

QTRAC 1000 Traction Control

The QTRAC 1000 Traction Control module is an economic way to significantly boost track adhesion and locomotive performance. The QTRAC 1000 controls wheel slip/creep in power and dynamic brake operation by reducing excitation to the main generator when wheel slip is detected in one of the axles.
 
The real time detection and response to wheel slip problems result in up to a 34% improvement in track adhesion under poor rail conditions. QTRAC 1000 also controls rail sanding, and provides increased performance due to the tractive effort gained from Wheel Creep Control feature.
 

  • Monitors diagnostics of all QTRAC 1000 inputs and outputs, including:
  • Records and stores Alarms (450 alarms):
    • Select Contactor and Relay positions
    • Traction motor currents (6 on SD units; 4 on F9 and GP units)
    • Total horsepower and Kilowatt hours
    • Total hours
    • Mileage...
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Q-Tron Aftermarket Replacement Control Systems

Q-Tron™ is a recognized leader in aftermarket replacement control systems for locomotives. Since 1990, over 3,100 Q-Tron locomotive control and engine management systems have been installed on locomotives operating throughout the world in Transit, Freight, Switching and Specialty operations.
 
As the leading system integration specialists in the industry, Wabtec has designed and installed control packages for many engine types including GE, EMD, MLW, ALCO, Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit-Diesel/MTU.