Getting railcars from 50 to 65 is an interesting tale.
High KIP wheels are a major cost driver for car owners. But so are high forces going into the track and going into the railcar.
I remember growing up and hearing the train go by. There were two distinct sounds, the click of the rail…
Just like an app for your iPhone, there is a Job Code for virtually every type of repair that can be made on a rail car.
The problem at the Port of Long Beach is an extreme example of billing abuses. But it does show what happens when the intent of the rules is lost.