Freight Cars

May 6 & 7, 2015 |  Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Arlington, VA Conference Agenda Wednesday, May 6 8:00 Registration Continental Breakfast Sponsored by SIEMENS 9:00 Keynote AddressTom Prendergast, Chairman, New…
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…
The National Transportation Safety Board has released it 2015 list of ten “Most Wanted” areas that require safety improvements. Six of the ten are either rail specific or multi-modal; four,…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced its support for the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, for NTSB's placing tank car safety on its "Most Wanted List of…
BNSF Railway is taking a second look at an earlier plan to purchase up to 5,000 tank cars for hauling oil products, following feedback from some of its customers, according…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., got off to a strong start in the first quarter of its fiscal year, Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2014.
September 17 & 18, 2015 | Key Bridge Marriott | Arlington, VA Crude by Rail (CBR) is a profitable but challenging source of business for railroads and suppliers of freight…
Another year of record capital investment will be needed to build more capacity to keep up with growing demand.
As the industry waits for the DOT and PHMSA to determine the future of the tank railcar that will carry crude oil and other flammable commodities by rail, industry insiders…
The Greenbrier Cos. Inc. recently received orders for another 2,700 freight cars, bringing the total number of cars ordered in the company’s first fiscal quarter (September-November 2014) to 14,100 units…
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. issued best- and worst-case scenarios for the freight railcar production market Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, "[g]iven the dramatic share price volatility in the railcar space following…
In a Dec. 3, 2014 railcar analysis report, UBS analyst Eric Crawford says that anticipated 2015 crude oil E&P (exploration and production) capital expenditure reductions may adversely impact railcar pricing.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented freight car manufacturer American Railcar 
Industries, Inc. (ARI) with a 2014 Missouri Fast Track Award during its annual meeting on Nov. 20, 2014.
A report prepared by The Brattle Group on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, states that a new proposed rule on railroad tank cars could cost the U.S. economy as much as…
The Greenbrier Companies has promoted Vice President, External Affairs & Communications Jack Isselmann to Senior Vice President, External Affairs & Programs.
Vertex Rail Technologies LLC, a manufacturer of railroad tank cars, announced on Nov. 13, 2014 that it is opening a new plant in Wilmington, N.C., at a site that until…
With utility losses stabilizing and global demand still strong, carloads are edging upward.
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