The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has appointed Patricia Long as its new President. She assumes her role effective Nov. 29. Long and her family reside in the greater Washington D.C. area; she will operate out of RSI headquarters there.
Railway Age is now accepting entries for our 2022 “Fast Trackers” 20 Under 40 awards, in which we will profile 20 individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company. The deadline is Jan. 7, 2022.
For third-quarter 2021, FreightCar America, Inc., reported achieving its fourth consecutive quarter of positive gross margin and second consecutive quarter of positive manufacturing operating income—despite a “difficult” railcar model launch—and reiterated its 2021 delivery outlook.
RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age’s Women in Rail awards recognize leaders for driving their businesses forward while making a difference in the industry and in their communities.
Brightline Holdings is looking to sell $1 billion in additional tax-exempt private activity bonds, Bloomberg L.P. reported on Nov. 4; the move would primarily finance the private-sector passenger rail operator’s new Miami to Orlando, Fla., line.
The November 2021 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, showcasing the honorees of our “Women in Rail” and Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year award programs for 2021.
Trinity Industries on Nov. 3 reported entering into a definitive agreement to sell its highway products business to Monomoy Capital Partners for $375 million in cash; the move will allow Trinity to “fully focus” on its rail-related business.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on Nov. 2 published its third-annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report.
Newly released Railway Supply Institute (RSI) American Railway Car Institute Committee (ARCI) data shows that third-quarter 2021 freight railcar orders declined compared to second-quarter 2021, though they remained higher than first quarter orders reported. Deliveries and backlog, however, increased over the previous quarter.
The League of Railway Women (LRW) has added BNSF Logistics’ Vickie Vaughn and Trinity Industries’ Shundrekia Stewart to its Board of Directors; they will serve as Deputy Chairs of Education and Membership, respectively.