Israel Morelos has joined Vertex Railcar Corp. as Director of Quality Assuranceannounced in the carbuilder’s Wilmington , N.C., office .
Union Tank Car Company’s Repair Business Unit has established a tank car remanufacturing facility in Marion, Ohio, the company announced March 1, 2016. The new plant was developed to retrofit existing DOT-111 and CPC-1232 specification railroad tank cars with new safety features required by HM-251.
The wait for a new tank car specification is over. Now comes the “fun” part: Retrofits to older cars, and potentially onerous operating rules.