Freight Cars

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EPA railcar overview: Short-term deliveries rising, with a “formidable” backlog Economic Planning Associates has once again raised its estimate for 2104-2015 freight car deliveries, based on “a strong first-half 2014” and “a formidable backlog” approaching 100,000 units.

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The Greenbrier Cos., Inc. and Watco Cos. LLC announced Monday, July 21, 2014, that they "have completed formation of their 50/50 railcar repair joint venture creating the largest independent railcar repair shop network in North America. The new joint venture,...
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The Railway Supply Institute on Friday, July 18, 2014, released its railcar industry order, delivery, and backlog statistics for the second quarter, with the data showing strong growth, which one analyst attributes largely to ongoing crude-by-rail (CBR) developments. Orders totaling 33,912...
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Exhibit space is 85% sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming industry trade show and technical conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway supply industries’ newest research, products, and services. “With more than 120...
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According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the growing market of South America and in Europe. The RSI/REMSA...
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InnoTrans 2014 is shaping up to be the largest-ever of this bi-annual global railway trade show, which attracts close to 3,000 companies representing every railway discipline. North American participation at InnoTrans is growing, as evidenced by Matthias Steckmann, Executive Director,...

rsi-cma-crs-2014-nearly-sold-out
Exhibit space is 85% sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming industry trade show and technical conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway supply industries’ newest research, products, and services. “With more than 120...
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Union Tank Car Company has marked the fabrication and in-to-service completion of its 5,000th compressed gas tank car since 2010. These jumbo cars are optimized for transporting propane, butane, and other liquefied petroleum gasses, production and distribution of which is...
booth-space-available-at-rsi-remsa-usa-pavilion
According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the growing market of South America and in Europe. The RSI/REMSA...
innotrans-2014-largest-ever
InnoTrans 2014 is shaping up to be the largest-ever of this bi-annual global railway trade show, which attracts close to 3,000 companies representing every railway discipline. North American participation at InnoTrans is growing, as evidenced by Matthias Steckmann, Executive Director,...
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The Greenbrier Cos. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, reported fiscal third-quarter net earnings of $33.6 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, compared with last year's fiscal third-quarter net earnings, excluding a non-cash goodwill impairment charge, of $15.7 million, or 50 cents...