About Us

WPT Spartanburg SC

From a rich heritage developing and tailoring braking and coupler systems for the passenger rail industry, Wabtec Passenger Transit continues to lead the way by providing an ever-increasing line of high-quality, innovative products and services that meet the specific needs of passenger rail customers worldwide. Manufactured at our modern, ISO 9001:2008-certified manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, our product lines include pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, and hydraulic brake equipment, electronic controls, discs, actuators, air compressors, car couplers, and current collectors. Every Wabtec product comes to market using advanced design-for-manufacturing technology and expertise.
Wabtec Passenger Transit consists of our main location in South Carolina, Wabtec Golden Bridge located in Hangzhou, China, Wabtec Hunan located in Hunan, China, and Tec Tran located in North Carolina. Wabtec Golden Bridge was established as a joint venture in 2009 with Hangzhou Golden Bridge Railway Equipment Co. to manufacture couplers for the Asian and worldwide transit industry. Wabtec Hunan was established as a joint venture in 2011 with Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric Co. to manufacture complete braking systems for the Asian and worldwide transit industry. Tec Tran is the only US-owned manufacturer of hydraulic braking equipment for the worldwide transit industry offering expertise in designing, engineering, and manufacturing.
WPT has Service Centers located near major passenger rail authorities worldwide offering nearby resources for on-site customer support in field engineering, testing, troubleshooting and product repair and reconditioning. Our Service Centers can repair, remanufacture or upgrade virtually any pneumatic or electronic braking system component with certified OEM parts.