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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.

  • Fri, Jun 2, 2017 03:19 PM

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – May 2017

    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.

  • Mon, May 1, 2017 03:30 PM

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – April 2017

    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.

  • Wed, Mar 29, 2017 03:23 PM

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – March 2017

    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.

  • Mon, Feb 27, 2017 09:00 AM PST

    AAR Circular Letter Summary – February 2017

    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.

  • Mon, Feb 13, 2017 12:00 PM PST

    Pending Regulatory Changes for Shipping Toxic-by-Inhalation Hazard Materials by Rail

    Federal regulations that impact the transportation of certain toxic-by-inhalation materials (“TIH”) by rail are currently under review by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). In short, the industry is nearing consensus on a standard tank car design that maximizes the safe transport of these materials and minimizes the probability of release in the event of a railcar derailment.

  • Fri, Jan 20, 2017 04:10 PM PST

    Greenbrier’s Diverse Railcar Portfolio Serves a Broad Range of Commodity Industries

    Diverse products such as automobiles, industrial chemicals, lumber, steel and smartphones reach their destination by means of different railcars. Dynamic demand changes across these industries underscore the importance of having a broad range of well-engineered rail equipment and services.

    As the needs of industrial shippers become more complex, shipper-focused railcar design must increase. At Greenbrier, we aim to manufacture for the future and build features into our railcars for maximum safety and efficiency.