Freight Cars

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.
FreightCar America, Inc. said Tuesday it has named Jeffrey Klamar vice president, sourcing. Klamar will be based at FreightCar America's Chicago headquarters.
Dallas-based Trinity Industries, Inc. late Thursday announced it will purchase 665,000 square feet of heavy manufacturing capacity from DMI Industries, a subsidiary of Fargo, N.D.-based Otter Tail Corp., for $20…
CN Wednesday said it plans to begin acquiring more than 2,200 new freight cars and 1,300 containers by the end of this year "to support traffic growth and improve customer…
Those registering for the upcoming RSI/CMA 2012 event at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, in Chicago Sept. 22-25, can expect to spend considerable time in the show's Exhibition Hall,…
L.B. Foster Co. Tuesday announced the appointment of John Kasel to senior vice president, Rail Business. In this new role, Kasel will be responsible for the performance and success of…
Transportation Services, Inc. (TSI) says it has opened its new railcar repair shop in Chadron, Neb., situated on the Nebraska Northwestern Railroad's lines, and with interchange access to both BNSF…
Ernst & Young LLP has honored Michael Foxx, CEO of Piscataway, N.J.-based railroad supplier Strato, Inc., with its Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Industrial…
Early registration has been extended through Friday, Aug. 17, for the upcoming RSI/CMA 2012 event at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, in Chicago Sept. 22-25. Those registering by Aug.…
L.B. Foster Co. on Wednesday said its second-quarter 2012 earnings and sales declined relative to the comparable quarter in 2011, but noted a solid backlog for rail product orders and…
FreightCar America, Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter revenue of $181.2 million and net income of $5.6 million, or 46 cents per diluted share, compared with revenue of $97.6 million and…
Wabtec Corp. said Monday it had completed its acquisition of Winco Equipamentos Ferroviarios Ltda., to expand its presence in Brazil. Wabtec expects the transaction to be accretive in the first year.
Economic Planning Associates, noting that demand for certain freight car types has weakened, has released figures reducing its forecast for 2012 by approximately 3,000 units. EPA said deliveries will rebound…
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