Freight Cars

As the rail industry suffers through the 2015-2016 winter of its discontent, it is becoming clearer with each passing week that as an industry we are entering uncharted territory. Former…
A U.S. Class I railroad has awarded Duos Technologies Group, Inc. a contract for a Vehicle Undercarriage Examiner (vue™) imaging system. The name of the railroad was not disclosed.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has promoted two senior-level executives to new positions. CFO Mark J. Rittenbaum, has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Commercial, Leasing…
The Railway Supply Institute on Jan. 28, 2016 published its railcar industry order, delivery and backlog statistics for fourth-quarter 2015, and overall, the sector looks solid, according to Steve Barger,…
Steve Barger of KeyBanc Capital Markets attended the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers Conference, where, in conversations with railcar OEMs, lessors and shippers, he came to the general conclusion that,…
Brandon, Manitoba-based Cando Rail Services is expanding into British Columbia with the recent purchase of an 89-acre site in Kamloops for a new terminal. The terminal will have the capacity…
After nearly three months and 57 entries later, Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program and Ronald L. Batory, President…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on Jan. 7, 2016 reported record financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Nov. 30, 2015.
Vertex Railcar Corp. of Wilmington, N.C., has achieved two certifications from the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Following official site audits this fall, AAR representatives certified that the Vertex facility…
During much of fourth-quarter 2015, investor interest in Wabtec (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.) has increased due to concerns about the North American railcar cycle, Wabtec’s pending acquisition of Faiveley…
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