Freight Cars

Conference registration and hotel reservations have begun for RSI/CMA 2014, the Railway Supply Institute's (RSI) annual trade show and conference, to be held in conjunction with the Railway Association of…
“Tank car concerns are creating quite a stir,” says Eric Crawford of UBS Investment Research, commenting on the tank car market.
The Greenbrier Cos., Inc. and Watco Companies, LLC announced early Wednesday, June 4, 2014, a new company that will create a North American network of railcar repair shops.
Union Tank Car Company’s patent-pending, prototype “Tank Car of Tomorrow” TIH pressure tank car is nearing completion of its second year of accelerated field tests, “reliably equaling more than five…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has entered into an alliance with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (MUL) through its subsidiary Greenbrier Leasing Company (GLC). MUL plans to acquire a portfolio of…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has opened a new regional hub in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that “positions us closer to the bulk of our customer base and North American operations,…
Wabtec Corp. has named Albert J. Neupaver Executive Chairman and promoted Raymond T. Betler to President and CEO, effective May 14, 2014. Betler was also appointed to the Wabtec Board…
In 2011, the FRA established a process in Part 231.33 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations for industry organizations like the AAR to submit new safety appliance…
"Harsh winter weather" made the going tough for FreightCar America, Inc. during the first quarter, resulting in depressed earnings and revenue, FCA CEO Joe McNeely said during a teleconference Monday, May…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Monday, May 5, 2014 that its RSI scholarship program deadline is May 31.
Economic Planning Associates has made a modest upward revision to its freight car deliveries estimate for 2014, to 62,300 units. This number, EPA said, “is based on first-quarter 2014’s strength…
American Railcar Industries, Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of $20.8 million, or 97 cents per share, late Wednesday, April 30, 2014, after the closing bell on Wall Street. compared with…
Trinity Industries on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, reported record net income of $226.4 million, or $2.85 per share, during its first quarter, up substantially from $79.1 million, or 99 cents…
Exhibit sales are now open for the USA Pavilion at the Business on Rails (NT Expo) trade show in São Paulo, Brazil, co-hosted by Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and…
GATX Corp. on Thursday, April 24, 2014, reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for first-quarter 2014, beating Wall Street’s consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.06.
Freight car orders in 2014’s first quarter soared about 38% from fourth-quarter 2013, to 24,050 units, pushing builder backlogs up around 12% to 81,927, according to the most recent Railway…
Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, April 22, 2014 reported record results for first-quarter 2014 and affirmed its 2014 guidance for earnings per diluted share of about $3.45, with revenues expected to…
Railway supply veteran Jim Cowan has joined The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. as Senior Vice President, Operations, a newly created position. He will report to Chairman and CEO William A. Furman.
Midland Manufacturing of Skokie, Ill, a Dover Corp. company and supplier of valves and level-measurement devices for the rail tank car market since 1951, is among the equipment manufacturers on…
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