Freight Cars

The Greenbrier Companies on April 28 announced the opening of GBSummit, an 80,000-square foot railcar axle machining facility in San Bernardino, Calif.
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic grew to 515,131 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.7%, for the week ending April 22 compared with the same week a year ago, according to…
The Railway Supply Institute American Railway Car Institute Committee published its railcar industry order, delivery and backlog statistics for 1Q17 on April 25. Orders in the quarter declined sequentially to…
Car builder Trinity Industries on Tuesday said revenue and profits declined on “significantly lower” railcar deliveries in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the year-ago quarter.
Wabtec Corp., in reporting results for 2017’s first quarter, noted that higher Transit Group sales offset lower Freight Group figures. The company also affirmed financial guidance for 2017.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April.
Miner Enterprises said that industry adoption of the company's Double Groove pneumatic outlet gate for plastics continues to accelerate, and has been specified on more than 2,400 new railcars in…
Coal again led just three of 10 tracked commodity groups posting on-year carload gains for the week ending April 15, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Cowen and Company’s First-quarter Rail Shipper and Rail Equipment Surveys indicate general optimism about a business environment that appears to be recovering and is “slightly positive” for railroads, say Managing…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Thermal Transfer Corp., a supplier of industrial heat exchangers.
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