Freight Cars

Energy carloads showed two sides of the same coin for the week of June 10 as coal continued to climb while petroleum shipments were weaker on-year.
Vertex Railcar Corp. said it has received an order for more than 130 2,480-cubic-foot open-top aggregate hoppers with automatic bottom gates and 60-degree side slopes.
The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.
Canadian Pacific President and Chief Executive Keith Creel will keynote the 249th meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, July 10-11 at Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, Wisc.
TNW Corporation, a Dallas-based owner-operator of shortline railroads and logistics centers, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017.
SMBC Rail Services, LLC on June 1 acquired American Railcar Leasing (ARL); all railcars previously leased from ARL (SHPX and ACFX reporting marks) are now owned or managed by SMBC…
As a part of its $3.1-billion capital plan for 2017, Union Pacific says it will boost safety and efficiency in Idaho with a $34.1-million investment.
For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. and Astra Holding GmbH on June 1 completed their previously announced plans to create Greenbrier-Astra Rail, described as “Europe’s largest end-to-end freight railcar manufacturing, engineering and…
Israel Morelos has joined Vertex Railcar Corp. as Director of Quality Assuranceannounced in the carbuilder’s Wilmington , N.C., office .
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