Freight Cars

The Greenbrier Cos., Inc. and Watco Companies, LLC announced early Wednesday, June 4, 2014, a new company that will create a North American network of railcar repair shops.
Union Tank Car Company’s patent-pending, prototype “Tank Car of Tomorrow” TIH pressure tank car is nearing completion of its second year of accelerated field tests, “reliably equaling more than five…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has entered into an alliance with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (MUL) through its subsidiary Greenbrier Leasing Company (GLC). MUL plans to acquire a portfolio of…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has opened a new regional hub in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that “positions us closer to the bulk of our customer base and North American operations,…
Wabtec Corp. has named Albert J. Neupaver Executive Chairman and promoted Raymond T. Betler to President and CEO, effective May 14, 2014. Betler was also appointed to the Wabtec Board…
In 2011, the FRA established a process in Part 231.33 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations for industry organizations like the AAR to submit new safety appliance…
"Harsh winter weather" made the going tough for FreightCar America, Inc. during the first quarter, resulting in depressed earnings and revenue, FCA CEO Joe McNeely said during a teleconference Monday, May…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Monday, May 5, 2014 that its RSI scholarship program deadline is May 31.
Economic Planning Associates has made a modest upward revision to its freight car deliveries estimate for 2014, to 62,300 units. This number, EPA said, “is based on first-quarter 2014’s strength…
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