FREIGHT CAR PARTS

Progress Rail is one of the largest global suppliers of new and reconditioned freight car components for Class I railroads, shortlines, freight car manufacturers and private freight car owners. Our available freight car components include, but are not limited to:  freight car wheels, axles, bearings, bolsters, side frames, couplers, yokes, brake beams, draft gears and single car test devices.

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FREIGHT CAR PARTS

Our strategically integrated component reconditioning facilities are AAR and ISO certified. We also have the option for new materials, ensuring that regardless of the selection, our customers have the ability to reduce annual maintenance costs associated with their operations. Our proven field coverage means we supply these parts quickly and efficiently, at competitive rates.  

 

NEW & RECONDITIONED DRAFT GEARS    

Protection, performance and reliability. Progress Rail’s EL-286 Group J Draft Gear is designed and manufactured to provide exceptional performance and protection of freight car structures in all Gross Rail Load (GRL) applications, with special emphasis on the current 286,000-lb. GRL requirements. 

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Draft Gear
Draft Gear

WHEEL, AXLE & BEARING

We are the largest supplier of reconditioned freight car wheel sets, axles and journal bearings in North America. Our network of strategically located facilities allows us to provide these parts to our customer base in a quick, economic, and efficient manner. 

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Wheel | Axel | Bearing
Wheel | Axel | Bearing

SIDE FRAMES, BOLSTER & TRUCK COMPONENTS

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Side Frames, Bolsters and other truck material
Side Frames, Bolsters and other truck material

DRAFT SYSTEMS, COUPLERS & YOKES

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Draft Systems, Couplers & Yokes
Draft Systems, Couplers & Yokes

AIRBRAKES

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Airbrakes
Airbrakes

SAFETY APPLIANCES & MISCELLANEOUS PARTS

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Safety Appliances & Miscellaneous Parts
Safety Appliances & Miscellaneous Parts

LOGISTICS

We offer a dedicated logistic fleet with specialized wheel set trailers providing the customer with direct-to-consumer parts and services.

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Safety Appliances & Miscellaneous Parts
Safety Appliances & Miscellaneous Parts

FREIGHT CAR CONTACTS

Barry Bigelow
General Manager, Sales & Marketing

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Mike MacMahon 
Director of Railcar Leasing

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Jay Hatfield 
Director of Business Development

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Ryan Davis 
Vice President
Freight Car Repair, Wheel, Axle, Bearing, Parts & Recycling
Phone: 256-505-6593

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Ryan Davis 
Vice President
Freight Car Repair, Wheel, Axle, Bearing, Parts & Recycling
Phone: 256-505-6593

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Dwight Porter 
National Sales Manager, Powder River Basin
Office Phone: 308-262-1727
Cell Phone: 308-279-0674
Fax: 308-262-1608

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Repair Sales
800-476-8769