Freight Cars

Railcar builder Greenbrier Cos. reported weaker revenue and earnings in the fiscal third quarter from a year ago amid “challenging” markets that are expected to continue into 2018.
Union Pacific Railroad honored 56 companies as safe chemical shippers with its annual Pinnacle Award.
Vidal Street Industrial Park Inc (VIP) announced the implementation of RailcarRx’s Repair Management System (RailcarRx RMS™), a cloud-based solution to manage their Car Repair Billing process and shop operation.
Trackmobile, the manufacturer of bi-modal railcar movers, announced the expansion of its Herc-U-Lift, Inc. distributor to better serve Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and western Wisconsin.
K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) has accepted the first of 200 railcars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario, for domestic use. These cars will transport potash from the…
Vertex Railcar Corp. has officially launched its updated website, at www.vertexrail.com.
VTG Rail Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of VTG AG, has acquired the fleet of U.S. railcar leasing company Redwood Rail LLC. The transaction, which adds 1,135 railcars to VTG’s fleet,…
Siemens has acquired MRX Technologies Group, headquartered in Perth, Australia, a provider of condition monitoring for rolling stock and rail Infrastructure, and inspection systems for rail networks.
Rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 543,179 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending June 17, a gain of 5.2% compared with the same week in 2016, according to…
NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. – Among the hundreds of operators that make the “first-and-last mile” business of short line railroading an ongoing success, the North Shore Railroad stands out.
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