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Perspectives & Updates

Want to get a better sense of what’s happening at Greenbrier?

Barge launches, conference highlights, trade shows, white papers, community activities, industry commentary, awards and recognition, or employee profiles, it’s all here at Perspectives & Updates.

Additionally, our annual company review video is available on our financial information page for those wishing to get a high-level overview of our recent performance.

  • Thu, Jan 2, 2020 12:00 PM PST

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – December 2019

    Circular letter summaries are produced monthly by Greenbrier’s Regulatory Service team, a division of Greenbrier Management Services Group. AAR circular letters provide information of general applicability to the railroad industry, including proposed and final rules, revisions, standards and recommended practices, and calls for comments. These summaries provide the main points of circular letters issued in the prior month, as well as important implementation deadlines.

  • Fri, Dec 27, 2019 10:00 AM

    Sharing Our Story with Manufacturing Matters Oregon

    While Greenbrier may be an international company that powers economies around the world, we’re proud of our Oregon heritage. Over the past 100 years in Portland, we’ve built more than railcars and barges—we’ve built a community.

  • Mon, Dec 2, 2019 03:15 PM PST

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – November 2019

    Circular letter summaries are produced monthly by Greenbrier’s Regulatory Service team, a division of Greenbrier Management Services Group. AAR circular letters provide information of general applicability to the railroad industry, including proposed and final rules, revisions, standards and recommended practices, and calls for comments. These summaries provide the main points of circular letters issued in the prior month, as well as important implementation deadlines.

  • Fri, Nov 8, 2019 07:00 AM

    Making Waves With Our New Tsunami Gate

    Greenbrier is reimagining the future of hoppers with our new Tsunami Gate™, and we’re putting our customers at the center of our design inspiration. Teams of engineers and innovators created an automated gate system that not only improves worker safety, it controls unloading flow as well. 

  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019 03:15 PM PST

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – October 2019

    Circular letter summaries are produced monthly by Greenbrier’s Regulatory Service team, a division of Greenbrier Management Services Group. AAR circular letters provide information of general applicability to the railroad industry, including proposed and final rules, revisions, standards and recommended practices, and calls for comments. These summaries provide the main points of circular letters issued in the prior month, as well as important implementation deadlines.

  • Thu, Oct 17, 2019 01:00 PM

    Navigating PSR

    Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern and Kansas City Southern are the newest Class I railroads to implement their own versions of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR). While shippers may look forward to the promise of faster delivery and improved customer service in the long term, it’s still a big change to operations in the short.