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2014-07-23 16:20:49

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) today responded to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed rulemaking on the safe movement of flammable liquids by rail, including crude oil and ethanol. While Greenbrier is examining the details of the proposed rulemaking and will provide full comments at a later date, Jack Isselmann, Vice President External Affairs and Communications today made the following statement:...

2014-06-19 08:20:38

~ New awards for 7,700 railcars valued at more than $960 million LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE: GBX) announced its first awards from multiple customers for construction of 3,500 units of its new Tank Car of the Future. These awards, along with other awards for 4,200 railcars across a full range of railcar types, bring aggregate awards to 7,700 railcars valued at more than $960 million since Greenbrier's press release...

2014-06-18 12:20:45

GATINEAU, QC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Highlighting positive immediate action, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's (TC) response to the three recommendations made on 23 January 2014. "There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board's recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down," said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. "We are pleased with the strong first steps taken by TC and will be...

2014-06-12 12:20:45

DORVAL, QC, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The occurrence On 7 January 2014, a Canadian National freight train was travelling from Toronto, Ontario to Moncton, New Brunswick, with 122 cars, 3 head-end locomotives and 1 remote locomotive. On the main track near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, 19 cars and the remote locomotive derailed. Nine of these cars were carrying crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas. There were no crew injuries. Approximately 150 people near the accident site were...

2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...

2014-06-04 00:20:08

~ Creates largest independent railcar repair network of 38 locations across North America, including 14 certified tank car shops LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. and PITTSBURG, Kan., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) and Watco Companies, LLC today announced a new company that will create a world-class network of railcar repair shops. The 50/50 joint venture forms GBW Railcar Services, LLC (GBW), which will own and operate Greenbrier's and Watco's respective railcar...

2014-05-28 23:05:52

Attendees to Receive Latest Information on Rail Tank Car Standards and Regulations, Meet Stakeholders Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the oil and gas industry, is proud to announce the Petrochem Tank Car 2014 Summit, scheduled on June 24, 2014, in Houston, Texas, and conveniently co-located with Infocast's popular ShaleRail Summit. Usage of petrochem tank cars has skyrocketed. A spate of recent...

2014-05-21 08:20:34

~ Value of orders received in fiscal 2014 reaches $1.7 billion LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] announced today that it received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million. Orders announced today comprise a broad range of railcar types including a recent award for more than 1,700 intermodal platforms. Other orders include nearly 2,500 small cube covered hoppers and more than 2,300...

2014-04-24 08:20:37

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced its support of the Government of Canada's measures introduced yesterday directed toward improving rail safety, specifically the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail. "We are encouraged that Transport Canada has taken critical next steps to support the safe passage of dangerous goods," said William A. Furman, Chairman and CEO of Greenbrier. "These are important standards for...

2014-04-23 16:21:01

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced decisive actions to address the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's initial recommendations regarding the ongoing investigation into the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. Following the tragic accident last summer, Transport Canada took immediate steps to protect Canadians and the communities along our country's railway lines. The Government of Canada is building upon this work by introducing...


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