Welcome to Progress Rail Services
Progress Rail Services Corporation, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., continues to expand its proven and successful business model to an ever-growing world wide market. Since its acquisition by Caterpillar in 2006, Progress Rail has used the CAT international footprint to gain quick and widespread notice and approval across the globe.
Progress Rail is one of the largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad and transit system products and services in North America. Their broad range of facilities includes locomotive upgrade and repair, railcar remanufacturing, rail welding, rail repair and replacement, signal design and installation, maintenance of way equipment, parts reclamation and recycling. Currently the company operates over 110 facilities in the United States, 28 in Mexico, and one in South America.
In addition, Progress Rail is currently part of an exclusive distributor agreement with a major rail supplier in Australia. The agreement includes locomotive and rail wagon parts, rebuilds, and state-of-the-art track maintenance technology.
On the African continent Progress Rail is currently providing reconditioned flat cars and ore wagons to the rail industry in Liberia. PRS represents Caterpillar rail engine products globally and has achieved record sales in 2008, with Europe leading the way. Product technology, reliability and durability, along with legendary aftermarket parts and service support have been keys to success.
Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The technology and world reach of Caterpillar, combined with the service standard and historical reliability of Progress Rail, assures that Progress Rail products and services will continue to make a growing impact on the world rail industry.