Services

Wabtec Locomotive Component Repair Remanufacturing

Component Repair and Remanufacturing

Let Wabtec Global Services (WGS) be your center for repairs on many locomotive components as well as remanufacturing of the same. With breadth of offerings that include complete truck and engine rebuilds/upgrades all the way to something as simple as rebuilding your air brake valves, WGS has the service to suit your needs.
 
Our Boise, Idaho location has experience rebuilding and repairing over 1,500 locomotive engines for OEM builders and railroads around the globe. The engines can be rebuilt to OEM standards or upgraded to meet the rigors of the EPA’s emission requirements.
 
This same facility has capabilities to rebuild all pumps and major components essential to the operation of your locomotive prime mover. These components can be rebuilt as part of an engine rebuild/repair or can be rebuilt individually by our highly skilled technicians.
 
Along with experience rebuilding engines, the Boise location has similar experience rebuilding/building trucks to customer/OEM specifications. With an AAR-certified facility, our valued rail customers can rest assured their locomotive trucks are being built to the highest quality standards for longer term life.
 
With access to the broad array of Wabtec sister companies, WGS has the ability to rebuild heat exchangers, rotating electric (including traction motors and fan motors), brakes and brake valves, High Voltage electrical components, air compressors, etc. Wabtec can become your “one stop shop” for your locomotive component needs!

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Emissions and Fuel Testing Services

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI) operates 1 of 6 locomotive emissions test labs compliant with EPA Federal Test Procedure requirements.
Services:

  • Development of emission reducing technology and obtaining certifications
  • EPA in-use testing
  • Engine performance testing
  • Certification testing
  • Component verification testing
  • Fuels Testing

 

Wabtec Locomotive Train Testing Emissions Solutions

Emissions Solutions

MotivePower, Inc. (MPI) has been 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 Rail Maintenance Support Repair Technical Services

Fleet Maintenance and Technical Services

The combined resources and expertise of MotivePower (MPI) and Wabtec Global Services (WGS), provide a complete maintenance solution to any railroad.  Together they provide extensive background in component and subsystems manufacturing and repair as well as the service and maintenance of locomotives, passenger cars, rail facilities management and related equipment. These services are performed under the direction and management of Wabtec’s Locomotive Services team (MotivePower, Inc. and Wabtec Global Services) and have performed contract maintenance services for over 600 freight and commuter locomotives and passenger cars for the rail industry, including terminal operations and leasing companies.
 
Wabtec's team has outstanding and significant experience bringing new maintenance practices and fleet operational improvements to commuter railways. That experience includes:

  • Using reliability statistical data to not only assess fleet and subsystem performance, but also to use that data to improve preventive maintenance programs and procedures.
  • Implementing maintenance management systems to improve and inform maintenance strategies.
  • Using locomotive and rolling stock “health monitoring” systems to continuously monitor the performance, status, and faults of on-board systems.
  • Implementing reliability centered maintenance and condition based maintenance programs.
  • Training existing maintenance personnel in new practices and procedures, and ensuring they are focused on outcomes, not just maintenance processes.

 

Wabtec Locomotive Modules Modernization Kits upgrade

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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Locomotive Rebuild / Repower / Overhauls

MotivePower Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, specializes in reworking old and worn-out equipment into like new locomotives complete with material and workmanship warranty and value added options. With a broad range of solutions, MPI has the capability to rebuild in-kind, upgrade emissions by adding an MPI developed and tested emission kit or repowering with a more fuel efficient and lower emissions engine.  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.
 
MPI has reworked locomotives for a variety of customers, over a wide selection of models and for all locomotive markets. 

Wabtec locomotive parts service repair train parts

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 additon, 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.

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Passenger Locomotive Rebuild / Repower / Overhauls

MotivePower Inc. (MPI), a Wabtec company, specializes in reworking old and worn-out equipment into like new locomotives complete with material and workmanship warranty and value added options. With a broad range of solutions, MPI has the capability to rebuild in-kind, upgrade emissions by adding an MPI developed and tested emission kit or repowering with a more fuel efficient and lower emissions engine.  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.
 
MPI has reworked locomotives for a variety of customers, over a wide selection of models and for all locomotive markets.