Trinity Industries

The Rail Pulse platform will help shippers, car owners/lessors and railroads better manage consists, incidents and maintenance.

Monitoring North America’s Rail Pulse

Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming, Watco Companies, GATX Corp. and TrinityRail are developing a telematics platform for railcars to provide real-time car location and condition/health monitoring data. Called “Rail Pulse,” it will help shippers, car owners/lessors and railroads better manage consists, incidents and maintenance. Rollout is expected by year-end 2022.

Savage: “Trinity Managed Through Significant Headwinds” in 2Q20

Trinity Industries, Inc. announced financial and operating results for second-quarter 2020, and, like many in the industry, it navigated “significant headwinds related to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout”—to the tune of a $206.9 million loss. Quarterly total company revenues of $509 million and quarterly loss from continuing operations per common diluted share (EPS) of $1.76 and quarterly adjusted EPS of $0.02.

Trinity: “Our 1Q Results Reflect Solid Progress”

Trinity Industries announced first-quarter 2020 total company revenues of $615.2 million; quarterly earnings from continuing operations per common diluted share (EPS) of $1.33, an increase of $1.09 year-over-year; and quarterly adjusted EPS of $0.11 and excludes $0.04 per share related to restructuring activities, $0.03 per share related to the early redemption of high coupon debt, and $1.29 per share related to the effects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act).