Services

Component Repair & Remanufacturing

Component Repair & Remanufacturing

Let RELCO 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 Albia, Iowa 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 Albia 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, we have 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!

Locomotive Painting

Locomotive Painting

RELCO is a known industry leader in high quality paint services.   Our Albia, IA location offers a new state of the art three bay paint facility.  We utilize a high-pressure environmentally friendly water blasting system to prevent dust migration through critical locomotive systems.  This 40,000 psi blasting system allows us to strip the locomotive to bare metal to prevent any overcoating.    Our paint is electrostatically applied, then baked on to enable a long-lasting, high quality finish for the years to come.

Locomotive Rebuild / Repower / Overhauls

Locomotive Rebuild / Repower / Overhauls

RELCO, 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, RELCO has the capability to rebuild in-kind, upgrade emissions by adding a RELCO 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.
 
RELCO has reworked locomotives for a variety of customers, over a wide selection of models and for all locomotive markets.

Maintenance of Way

Maintenance of Way Equipment (MOW)

Custom build new and re-manufactured equipment specially designed to conqure most all rail maintenance challenges a railroad may face.

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Passenger Locomotive Rebuild / Repower / Overhauls

RELCO, 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, RELCO has the capability to rebuild in-kind, upgrade emissions by adding a RELCO 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.
 
RELCO has reworked locomotives for a variety of customers, over a wide selection of models and for all locomotive markets.