Freight Cars

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2015 freight car deliveries: 85,000 Based upon a record backlog of nearly 143,000 units, Economic Planning Associates is projecting deliveries of 85,000 freight cars and intermodal platforms in 2015. Close to half—40,000 cars—will be tank cars.

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New York Air Brake (NYAB) shipped its first DB-60 II air brake control valves equipped with its new Brake Cylinder Maintaining (BCM™) feature on Feb. 23, 2015. The valves will be installed in new CPC-1232-spec tank cars designed to carry...
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St. Charles. Mo.-based American Railcar Industries Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $22.7 million, or $1.06 per share, late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street. Net income was up 3% from the comparable quarter in...
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Trinity Industries, Inc. released its fourth-quarter earnings late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, which one Wall Street analyst defined as "solid" results. Dallas-based Trinity Industries reported fourth-quarter net income "attributable to Trinity stockholders" of $138.2 million, or 86 cents per diluted share,...
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FreightCar America reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street, highlighted by positive net earnings in 2013 compared with a net loss in 2013. Fourth-quarter net income of $4.8 million, or...
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Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 32015, reported record results for 2014, with expectations of repeating the accomplishment in 2015. Wabtec's fourth-quarter earnings per diluted share were 95 cents, up 25% from the fourth quarter of 2013 and also a record,...

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Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 32015, reported record results for 2014, with expectations of repeating the accomplishment in 2015. Wabtec's fourth-quarter earnings per diluted share were 95 cents, up 25% from the fourth quarter of 2013 and also a record,...
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Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S), and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway Interchange 2015. Simmons-Boardman Rail Group plans to provide comprehensive news coverage...
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The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSI-CTC) on Feb. 6, 2015, released a statement regarding the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) draft rule on tank cars for crude oil and ethanol going to the Office of...
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Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. has acquired Railroad Controls L.P., a provider of railway signal construction services with annual revenue of about $75 million in 2014. Benbrook, Tex.-based Railroad Controls L.P. was a subsidiary of RCL Services Group, LLC, Wabtec said in making...
Registration and hotel reservations have begun for Railway Interchange 2015, show host organizations announced Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Railway Interchange 2015 will be held Sunday, Oct. 4 through Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, as it was...