North American Freight Railcar Review

This article details the findings of Railinc’s annual analysis of the North American revenue-earning fleet. The growth of this fleet in 2015 was due largely to growth among the sub-fleets of tank cars and covered hoppers. The author highlights the study’s key findings related to fleet size and average age of fleet and describes the impact of demographics on sub-fleet trends with regards to average car size and total capacity.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 28-31
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01611407
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 2016 1:18PM