Freight Cars

Wabtec Corp. on Oct. 22, 2015 reported solid third-quarter 2015 results largely due to growth in the company’s Freight Group.
The Greenbrier Companies on Oct. 22, 2015 appointed veteran rail equipment finance executive Victoria McManus Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer, a new position. McManus served as a member…
The newly patented Hand Brake Torque Indicator (BTI) from CMN Components Inc., a nationwide railc ar parts supplier, is a torque indicating device that directly replaces traditional vertical railcar hand…
Railway Age on Oct. 20, 2015 launched its inaugural Fast Trackers contest, in which ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
AllTranstek LLC, North America’s largest commercial rail transport management and consulting firm, has undergone several organizational changes.
Amsted Rail is developing new designs of components to produce a truck to meet the demand from Australian heavy-haul freight railways for 45-metric ton axleload freight cars, or even 50-metric…
On Oct. 15, 2015, Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) member Wasatch Railcar Repair Contractors (WRRC) hosted a grand opening event for elected, industry, and community officials at its Shoshoni, Wyo.…
GATX Corporation, founded 117 years ago in Chicago, is helping to bring awareness to another iconic Chicago institution, John G. Shedd Aquarium. With support from GATX's customer, Packaging Corporation of…
Tom Simpson, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), announced Oct. 8, 2015 the election of three new members to the board of directors at the annual meeting held during…
The League of Railway Industry Women has elected Jodi Heldt, a 20-year customer service veteran with railcar maintenance equipment manufacturer Whiting Corp., as President at its annual conference, held at…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Oct. 7, 2015 that it received diversified new orders in its fourth quarter ended Aug. 31, 2015 for 2,900 railcar units valued at $470 million.…
Ethanol tank car manway cover pivoting eyebolts must be tightened with precise torque. Not enough torque, and there is risk of leakage. Too much torque, and emergency responders to a…
Miner Enterprises Inc.’s Double Groove III pneumatic gate for plastics, featured at Railway Interchange 2015 (Booth 3609, RSI), is simple to operate, clean and wash out, and provides a watertight…
The appropriately named Atlas line of knuckles, couplers and yokes from Strato, Inc., showcased at Railway Interchange 2015 (Booth 3709, RSI), are produced with “an optimum manufacturing process that ensures…
Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. (ARS) announced Sept. 30, 2015 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ARS Nebraska, LLC, has acquired all of FreightCar America, Inc.’s railcar repair and maintenance services business.
Marmon Holdings, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement with General Electric Capital Corporation and as of Sept. 30, 2015, has acquired substantially all of GE Railcar Services’ owned fleet of…
Downers Grove, Ill.-based AllTranstek, LLC has hired Nicole Lev Ross as Vice President of Strategy and Consulting, the company announced Sept. 29, 2015. She will work with senior management in…
Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, has announced the sale of A. Stucki Company (A. Stucki), a leading…
Frauscher, an Austria-based inductive sensor technology company, will be exhibiting for the first time at Railway Interchange 2015.
Class I railroads have been seeking a rugged mobile AEI (Automatic Equipment Identification) application that will provide them with detailed railcar inspection and maintenance functions in addition to asset tracking.…
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