Freight Cars

Deep snowpack at higher elevations, an early spring thaw, and heavy rainfall are severely affecting rail lines in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the panhandle of northern Idaho.
Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Aero Transportation Products (ATP), a manufacturer of engineered freight car components with annual sales of about $40 million.
American railroads earned a grade of B for infrastructure while the rest of the U.S. sectors got a barely-passing D+ in the latest report card from the American Society of…
Could the conventional hopper car be going the way of the steam locomotive? In Seattle BNSF Railway settled a lawsuit brought by the Sierra Club and other environmental groups for…
Reporting on Rail Equipment Finance 2017, Cowen and Company analyst Matt Elkott notes, “Sentiment is better than last year, but we sensed this is only in small part based on…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional…
Oliver Wyman Partner Rodney Case delivered a thought-provoking address March 6 at Rail Equipment Finance 2017 on the future of North America’s rail industry.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on March 2 completed its agreement to increase ownership in Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários S.A. (Greenbrier-Maxion) from 19.5% to 60%.
AllTranstek LLC, Downers Grove, Ill., a provider of tank car fleet management and technical services, has made two key senior-level appointments.
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