Freight Cars

Economic Planning Associates (EPA), in its latest freight car delivery forecast, is predicting that 48,800 cars will be delivered in 2013—a 15% drop from 2012’s 57,200—followed by a strong rebound…
Fiscal year 2012 was a record one for The Greenbrier Cos., both in terms of earnings and revenue, the Lake Oswego, Ore.-based company said. The company's fiscal year ended Aug.…
American Railcar Industries, Inc. late Wednesday reported third-quarter net earnings of $14 million, or 66 cents per share, which ARI said was "a new quarterly record," and up dramatically from…
The Andersons, Inc. announced the start of construction on a 27,300 square-foot railcar paint and blast shop adjacent to its repair facility in Maumee, Ohio. The facility is to be completed in…
Trinity Industries late Wednesday reported year-over-year third-quarter revenue growth of 19% and earnings per common diluted share growth of 100%.
The Greenbrier Cos. has appointed Jack Isselmann director of Corporate Relations and Communications.
Wabtec Corp. early Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings per diluted share of $1.30, up 35% from 96 cents per share in the third quarter of 2011 and a penny above Wall Street…
Orders and deliveries of railcars declined in the third quarter, according to statistics released by the Railway Supply Institute's American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) Committee.
Chicago-based GATX Corp. Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $53.8 million, or $1.13 per share, up from $32.9 million or 70 cents per share in third quarter of 2011. Both…
Exhibition sponsorship opportunities will be available for the first time at Railway Interchange 2013, the combined exhibition and technical conference, according to event organizers. Railway Interchange 2013 will take place…
Chicago-based TTX Co. said Thursday Victoria A. Dudley is joining the company as vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to the president and CEO.
FreightCar America, Inc. early Friday said Robert S. Andress has been named vice president, manufacturing. Andress will lead the company's new car manufacturing activities at Roanoke, Va. and Danville, Ill.
L.B. Foster Co. announced Wednesday it is "changing the names of several of its subsidiary companies acquired from Portec Rail Products, Inc. to L.B. Foster Rail Technologies to more accurately…
The Railway Supply Institute Tuesday announced the election results for its Board of Directors, tallied after its annual meeting in Chicago last month, and the Board's 2013 officers.
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Kelso Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday that it has received certification from the Association of American Railroads for its new heavy-duty external pressure relief valve (EPRV) following successful tests in…
Railway Supply Institute President Tom Simpson said Wednesday RSI exhibit space for Railway Interchange/2013 is now available for sale online via RSI's website, www.rsiweb.org.
Mt. Vernon, Ill.-based National Railway Equipment Co. says Keith K. Batley has joined the company as assistant vice president, Sales and Marketing. Batley reports NREC President and CEO Steven L.…
Structural Composites of Indiana, Ligonier, Ind., a supplier of fiberglass products to the recreational vehicle, industrial, corrosion, military, and rail industries since 1999, has expanded its rail operations in the…
In October of each year, we put on our thinking caps and attempt to divine what is coming at us in the New Year—rail equipment and rail finance, that is.
Railway Supply Group has named Marc Trani Vice President—Sales for Unity Railway Supply and IRECO, LLC. He will be based at Railway Supply Group's Bensenville, Ill., headquarters.
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