Freight Cars

Mitsui & Co. Ltd. has entered into an agreement with JA Mitsui Leasing Ltd. (JAML) and The Norinchukin Bank for their participation in Mitsui Rail Capital LLC (MRC), which operates…
Tank car builder The Greenbrier Companies is urging the White House Office of Management and Budget to disregard advice by the company’s own industry trade group, the Railway Supply Institute-Committee…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) and American Petroleum Institute (API) have collaborated on a new crude-by-rail (CBR) introductory safety course for first responders. This course is available free of…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Tuesday, March 17, 2015 it has received new orders in its second quarter ended Feb. 28, 2015 for 10,100 railcar units valued at $1.09 billion.
Railway Interchange 2015 host organizations announced Thursday, March 12, 2015 that motivational speaker and retired U.S. Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill will deliver the keynote address for the conference and exhibition,…
Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger responded late Wednesday, March 11, 2015, to Transport Canada's proposed TC-117 tank car standard.
Warwick, N.Y.-based Mechanical Rubber Products Co. announced Monday, March 9, 2015 it has acquired Prestige Rubber Manufacturing Co., based in Fairfield, N.J.
Based upon a record backlog of nearly 143,000 units, Economic Planning Associates is projecting deliveries of 85,000 freight cars and intermodal platforms in 2015. Close to half—40,000 cars—will be tank…
New York Air Brake (NYAB) shipped its first DB-60 II air brake control valves equipped with its new Brake Cylinder Maintaining (BCM™) feature on Feb. 23, 2015. The valves will…
St. Charles. Mo.-based American Railcar Industries Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $22.7 million, or $1.06 per share, late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street.…
Trinity Industries, Inc. released its fourth-quarter earnings late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, which one Wall Street analyst defined as "solid" results.
FreightCar America reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street, highlighted by positive net earnings in 2013 compared with a…
Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 32015, reported record results for 2014, with expectations of repeating the accomplishment in 2015.
Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S), and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway…
The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSI-CTC) on Feb. 6, 2015, released a statement regarding the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) draft rule on tank cars…
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. has acquired Railroad Controls L.P., a provider of railway signal construction services with annual revenue of about $75 million in 2014.
Registration and hotel reservations have begun for Railway Interchange 2015, show host organizations announced Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.
Curve design for balance speed conditions is not practical for all operating conditions. How can improved track design help vehicle and track curving performance?
Georgetown Rail Equipment Co. (GREX®) Founder and Chairman Emeritus Edwin de Steiguer "Ned" Snead passed away Jan. 22, 2015, in Georgetown, Tex. He was 85.
The backlog of freight cars grew by about 75% in 2014, according to fourth-quarter reporting statistics compiled by the Railway Supply Institute American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) Committee. As of…
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