Freight Cars

The Louisville & Indiana Railroad was named one of four winners of the Timmons Award for an outstanding effort hiring and retaining military veterans.
Canadian Pacific announced the deployment of what it said is the first 60-foot intermodal container.
The Greenbrier Companies announced it completed its investment in Brazil-based Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários S.A.
IONX LLC, a unit of Amsted Rail, and Germany-based rail freight operator Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE) have initiated field testing of its standards-based wireless intra-train communication system in freight rail revenue…
The Greenbrier Companies on April 28 announced the opening of GBSummit, an 80,000-square foot railcar axle machining facility in San Bernardino, Calif.
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic grew to 515,131 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.7%, for the week ending April 22 compared with the same week a year ago, according to…
The Railway Supply Institute American Railway Car Institute Committee published its railcar industry order, delivery and backlog statistics for 1Q17 on April 25. Orders in the quarter declined sequentially to…
Car builder Trinity Industries on Tuesday said revenue and profits declined on “significantly lower” railcar deliveries in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the year-ago quarter.
Wabtec Corp., in reporting results for 2017’s first quarter, noted that higher Transit Group sales offset lower Freight Group figures. The company also affirmed financial guidance for 2017.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April.
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