Freight Cars

Donfris Named Greenbrier CFO

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (Greenbrier) on May 21 announced that Michael J. Donfris has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following a nationwide search.

DOE Glowing Following Successful Atlas Test

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy on June 5 will officially unveil its nuclear waste-hauling Atlas railcar at BNSF’s 31st Street Yard, Denver, Colo. during the DOE’s 2024 National

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill Recap

More than 300 participants from Class I and short line freight railroads, along with representatives from suppliers and supporting associations, visited more than 270 bipartisan offices on May 8 for Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.

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Wabtec Achieves Cybersecurity Certification

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) on May 6 announced that it has achieved the IEC 62443-4-1 certification, “a benchmark for cybersecurity development lifecycle processes used on industrial automation and control systems (IACS) products.”

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Crew Size is About More Than Safety

In his commentary posted on May 1 and published in the May issue, Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono said what few others have been willing to say regarding the subject of how many