Freight Cars

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Friday its deadline for early registration to Railway Interchange 2013 has been extended to Sept. 10 for exhibition-only and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations. The…
“Narrowing oil price differentials are impacting carloadings in the near term, but should not deter shippers from making long-term investments in crude-by-rail, which has many inherent logistical benefits that can…
Railway Supply Institute President Tom Simpson announced that the RSI Scholarship Committee has selected 10 students to receive $3,000 scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year.
Star, N.C.-based Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Company (ACWR) has formed a new subsidiary, ACWR Shops, LLC, that repairs and retrofits locomotives, as well as passenger and freight cars, the…
Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, has named long-time employee Jay Wilensky Vice President, Accounting & Finance.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has signed a multi-year maintenance supply agreement to provide CIT Rail with dedicated access to repair capacity at Greenbrier’s railcar repair and parts shop in Atchison,…
L.B. Foster reported second-quarter net income of $7.3 million, or 71 cents per share, comparing favorably with a net loss of $2 million, or 20 cents per share, in the…
The Andersons, Inc. announced Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mile Rail, LLC, a railcar repair and cleaning company headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.
FreightCar America, Inc. recorded a net loss of $3.4 million, or a loss of 29 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter, the company said late Friday, Aug. 2,…
Those of you who know me well know that I was a brakeman on the Penn Central Railroad while in college. That was 45 years ago, but the recent crude-by-rail…
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