FAIVELEY Transport announced on October 26 that it will sell its US freight wagon braking business to Amsted Rail as a condition of the company’s planned $US 1.8bn acquisition by Wabtec.
CANADIAN National Railway (CN) has awarded a 10-year contract to Amsted Rail to supply it with 1 million wheels.
AMSTED Rail is developing new designs of components to produce a bogie to meet the demand from Australian heavy-haul freight railways for 45-tonne axleload freight wagons, or even 50-tonne axleloads in the future.
UNION Wagon Company (UWC), Russia, has signed an agreement with Amsted Rail, United States, which will see the creation of a new joint venture for designing and manufacturing freight wagon components.
IRJ at the 1520 rail business forum: RUSSIAN leasing company Brunswick Rail has signed a partnership agreement in Sochi with Novokuznetsk Car-Building Enterprise (NCBE) to design and manufacture gondola freight wagons.