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  • JNA X Box Wagon 3
    Rail Business UK

    JNA-X box wagon prototype for GB Railfreight rolled out

    2022-08-25T11:41:00Z

    UK: The first of 50 JNA-X box wagons ordered by leasing company Porterbrook for use by GB Railfreight has been rolled out at Greenbrier Europe’s factory at Arad in Romania. The order was announced on March 15, and deliveries are planned in two batches in September ...

  • Axiom TF25 bogie
    Rail Business UK

    Wagon bogies ordered

    2022-01-05T11:45:00Z

    UK: Greenbrier Europe has awarded Wabtec UK’s Axiom Rail Freight business a £8·2m contract to supply TF25 bogies for two batches of 102 tonne box wagons which it is to build in Romania for delivery to the UK in 2022. This year marks the 25th anniversary ...

  • A ‘stronger, lighter and more energy-efficient’ open wagon design which makes use of high strength steel to reduce empty weight by 6·8 tonnes has been announced by US Steel, The Greenbrier Companies and Norfolk Southern
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    High-strength steel wagons designed to improve efficiency

    2021-12-10T12:00:00Z

    USA: A ‘stronger, lighter and more energy-efficient’ open wagon design which makes use of high strength steel to reduce empty weight by 6·8 tonnes has been announced by US Steel, The Greenbrier Companies and Norfolk Southern, which has ordered an initial batch of 800. The companies ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-11-05T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • STM's employees
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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-10-15T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • Freightliner FFA- G wagon
    Rail Business UK

    Freightliner estimates 7% emissions reduction from latest container wagons

    2021-09-29T14:15:00Z

    UK: Freightliner has taken delivery of the first 40 of 230 FFA-G 40ft intermodal wagons which it said were the culmination of 2½ years of work across four countries with partners Greenbrier Europe and Wabtec Axiom Rail. The Polish-built wagons are more than 2 tonnes lighter ...

  • GB Railfreight has selected leasing company Porterbrook to finance an order for 100 Greenbrier 60 ft intermodal twin wagons, following an ‘extended commercial exercise’.
    Rail Business UK

    GB Railfreight orders Greenbrier wagons

    2021-03-24T05:00:00Z

    UK: GB Railfreight has selected leasing company Porterbrook to finance an order for 100 Greenbrier 60 ft intermodal twin wagons, following an ‘extended commercial exercise’. The contract will initially operate as a 10-year dry lease. The first batch of wagons are scheduled to be completed in ...

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    Greenbrier and Longwood announce wagon leasing joint venture

    2021-02-09T17:19:00Z

    USA: Wagon manufacturer The Greenbrier Companies and transport asset advisory and management firm Longwood Group have announced plans to form a wagon leasing joint venture in the first quarter of this year. GBX Leasing’s initial portfolio will be based on leased wagons on Greenbrier’s balance sheet ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2020-07-17T05:00:00Z

    Sinara Transport Machines has acquired a 49% stake in the Vagonmash joint venture of Kirov Works and Škoda Transportation, which manufactures NeVa trainsets for the St Petersburg metro. Alstom booked €1·7bn of orders in its Q1 from April 1 to June 30, compared ...

  • The Greenbrier Companies received orders for 700 wagons worth $50m in Q2 to February 28 2017.
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    Greenbrier GIMSA Joint Venture agreement amended

    2020-05-19T07:33:00Z

    MEXICO: As part of its response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, The Greenbrier Companies has amended its 50:50 joint venture agreement with Grupo Industrial Monclova, the manufacturing partner at the Greenbrier GIMSA wagon plant in Monclova, Mexico. Both partners will receive additional revenue and dividends ...

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    Greenbrier suspends wagon manufacturing at Gunderson site

    2020-04-16T13:44:00Z

    USA: The Greenbrier Companies has suspended wagon manufacturing at its Gunderson site in Portland, Oregon, owing to the economic impacts of Covid-19. The announcement on April 16 came a week after Greenbrier Gunderson ended production on its double-stack intermodal line, which has run nearly continuously for 25 ...

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    Two goals for Greenbrier in the Covid-19 crisis

    2020-04-09T11:26:00Z

    GREENBRIER: Wagon manufacturer The Greenbrier Companies has two primary goals during the coronavirus pandemic, Chairman & CEO William A Furman said when presenting its Q2 results on April 7. These are ‘protecting the safety and health of employees and preserving the economic well-being of our enterprise in ...

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    Tsunami Gate wagon to make a splash at Railway Interchange

    2019-09-11T13:00:00Z

    USA: A patent-pending Tsunami Gate door system that allows shippers to customise grain discharge speeds is at the heart of the latest design of covered hopper wagon to be developed by The Greenbrier Companies. The 147 m3 capacity wagon can be emptied in 30 sec, with automated ...

  • The Greenbrier Companies Inc has agreed to acquire the manufacturing business of American Railcar Industries from ITE Management.
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    Greenbrier to acquire American Railcar Industries in $400m deal

    2019-04-18T15:04:04Z

    USA: The Greenbrier Companies Inc has agreed to acquire the manufacturing business of American Railcar Industries from ITE Management in a deal worth $400m. The transaction announced on April 18 is expected to close this year, subject to customary regulatory approvals. The gross purchase price is $430m, including $30m for ...

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    Greenbrier announces 'solid results'

    2018-11-06T08:00:00Z

    GREENBRIER: Wagon manufacturer The Greenbrier Companies has announced net earnings of $151·8m on revenue of $2·5bn for the year to August 31 2018, with adjusted net earnings of $133·9m and adjusted EBITDA of $318·2m, or 12·6% of revenue. A total of 20 900 wagon units were delivered, and orders received ...

  • The Greenbrier Companies and Saudi Railway Co have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture to invest in the Saudi rail freight market and potentially the wider Gulf Co-operation Council region.
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    Saudi Railway Co and Greenbrier announce joint venture

    2018-10-29T11:03:44Z

    SAUDI ARABIA: The Greenbrier Companies and Saudi Railway Co have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture to invest in the Saudi rail freight market and potentially the wider Gulf Co-operation Council region. The agreement is subject to the completion of final due diligence by the parties and ...

  • The Greenbrier Companies and Watco have agreed to end their GBW Railcar Services joint venture.
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    GBW Railcar Services joint venture ends

    2018-08-21T12:38:11Z

    USA: The Greenbrier Companies and Watco have agreed to end their GBW Railcar Services joint venture, which was established in July 2014 to bring together the two companies’ workshops to form a national wagon maintenance network. The assets and employees of 12 workshops will return to Greenbrier, with 14 workshops ...

  • Greenbrier-AstraRail has agreed to acquire a 68% stake in Turkish wagon manufacturer Rayvag Vagon Sanayi ve Ticaret.
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    Greenbrier invests in Turkish wagon manufacturer

    2018-08-09T10:33:44Z

    TURKEY: The Greenbrier Companies’ European business Greenbrier-AstraRail has agreed to acquire a 68% stake in Adana-based wagon, bogie and component manufacturing and maintenance company Rayvag Vagon Sanayi ve Ticaret. Rayvag was founded in 2007 by Asim Suzen, who will retain a 32% equity interest and continue as Managing Director. ...

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    Wagons delivered from Poland to Saudi Arabia

    2018-06-28T09:00:00Z

    SAUDI ARABIA: Abnormal load logistics specialist ALS has completed a 20-month project to deliver a total of 1 185 wagons of three types from The Greenbrier Companies’ Wagon Świdnica factory in Poland to Saudi Railway Co. The wagons are 14·35 m long, 3 200 mm wide and 4 500 mm ...

  • The combination of the European activities of The Greenbrier Companies and Astra Holding was completed on June 1.
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    ‘Transformational’ deal creates Europe’s largest wagon manufacturer

    2017-06-02T12:52:45Z

    EUROPE: The 'transformational' deal to combine the European activities of The Greenbrier Companies and Astra Holding to create what the firms describe as Europe's largest wagon manufacturing and repair business was completed on June 1. According to Greenbrier-Astra Rail supervisory board Chairman and head of commercial operations Thomas Manns, the ...