Thursday, April 22, 2010

RailSolutions updates investors guide for freight gear

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The Investors' Guide to Railroad Freight Cars and Locomotives was created in response to requests submitted to RailSolutions, Inc. for industry specific data related to the equipment employed by North American freight railroads. RailSolutions has announced publication of the 2010-2011 edition.

RailSolutions says it “has compiled a broad baseof railroad industry and equipment-related data which we use in providing general advisory services and in conducting equipment appraisals. We have made aneffort to organize and present this information in a manner which is general enough to cover a broad variety of railroad industry and equipment-related factors,and at the same time, is specific enough to address investment issues related to 14 generalservice and specialty railcar types, and 17 of the most widely used locomotive models.”

The Investors' Guide covers: Equipment descriptions, ownership profiles, age distribution, traffic statistics, historic valuation data, estimated netrental rates, and estimates of future market value.

Copies are availablefrom for $1,600; subscribers to the 2008-2009 edition are entitled to a 20% discount. Company checks can e mailed to RailSolutions, Inc., 1684 Grovedale Court, Suite 200, Alexandria, Va. 22310. For more information, contact RailSolutions at (703) 922-3080; email:; website:

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