Freight Cars

The Railway Supply Institute on Friday, July 18, 2014, released its railcar industry order, delivery, and backlog statistics for the second quarter, with the data showing strong growth, which one…
Exhibit space is 85% sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming industry trade show and technical conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway…
Union Tank Car Company has marked the fabrication and in-to-service completion of its 5,000th compressed gas tank car since 2010. These jumbo cars are optimized for transporting propane, butane, and…
According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the…
InnoTrans 2014 is shaping up to be the largest-ever of this bi-annual global railway trade show, which attracts close to 3,000 companies representing every railway discipline. North American participation at…
October 28 & 29, 2014   |  Washington Marriott Hotel  |  Washington, DC · MIXED TRAFFIC: Meeting the Challenges · Sponsorships Join Railway Age at this premier event — the industry’s only conference on freight-plus-passenger railroading.…
The Greenbrier Cos. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, reported fiscal third-quarter net earnings of $33.6 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, compared with last year's fiscal third-quarter net earnings, excluding a…
Trinity Industries, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Meyer Steel Structures, a provider of tubular steel structure for electricity transmission and generation, for about $600 million.
Kansas City Southern has named Gary W. Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations for Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR), closely coordinating with the leadership of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A.…
Not including orders for 7,000 new railcars worth $700 million announced May 21, 2014, Greenbrier has been awarded contracts for 7,700 cars from multiple buyers valued at more than $960…
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