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What gives with these full order books?
A good friend of mine who practices transportation finance in London, Jacqui Nelson, recently asked me about the condition of the U.S. economy. She reported that the “City” of London…
Stronger wheel steels
High performance wheels can offer improved safety and an extended life cycle. Wheelset removals are the largest freight car maintenance expense item in North America, accounting for half of all car…
Freight cars: A red-hot market
What the sudden surge in orders means for carbuilders and their customers. A giant bulge in freight car orders in this year’s first quarter sent waves of optimism through an…
High productivity fault detection
The proverbial ounce of prevention is worth more than any cure when it comes to keeping heavy tonnage on track.
Railinc: Fleet remains young
Despite a higher average age, the revenue-earning fleet comprises mostly “young” freight car sub-fleets, based on a 50-year life span.
Stress state balancing act
NS discovers that managing the wheel/rail dynamic in a heavy haul environment comes down to finding equilibrium among several factors.
Asymmetric wheel flange wear: A new twist
TTCI seeks a remedy for uneven flange profiles.
For Volkswagen, versatility
Auto-Max® makes the grade in Mexico. Most, if not all, of the advances in motor vehicle transport by rail have come about through cooperative efforts involving the railroads, railroad suppliers,…
TTCI tests stronger wheel steels
High performance wheels can offer improved safety and an extended life cycle.
Moving beyond M-976
TTCI’s “integrated freight car truck concept” is the next step in improved performance and reliability.
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