The Greenbrier Companies

Features and Benefits | Available Tank Cars | Management Services | Guide | Phase Out Schedule | Regulatory Changes | Maintenance Services | VSR | Contact

Greenbrier is a leading tank car solutions provider. We have over 40 tank car designs and have built over 125,000 worldwide. In North America, we have 3 certified tank car manufacturing locations, 3 certified repair shops and manage over 36,000 tank cars.

Greenbrier's tank cars are specially designed and built to safely transport essential commodities.

Agriculture

Carrying vegetable oil, caustic soda, asphalt, corn syrup, fertilizer, molten sulfur, sulfuric acid, glycol and hydrochloric acid.

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Chemical

Uses include hauling liquefied petroleum gas, chlorine, anhydrous ammonia, vinyl chloride monomer and ethylene oxide.

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Energy

Transporting crude oil, ethanol, gasoline, diesel, condensate and lubricants.

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Features and Benefits

Over 40 tank car designs

Built over 125,000 tank cars worldwide

Built over 1/3 of North American fleet

Manage over 36,000 North American tank cars

Available Tank Cars

agriculture
chemical
energy

Management Services

Comprehensive Railcar Solutions

Greenbrier Management Services (GMS) is the industry’s most comprehensive railcar management solutions provider. We help power Class I railroads, lessors, industrial shippers and financial investors by combining our technological innovations, stream-lined processes and a workforce like no other. These services are available a la carte or bundled.

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Greenbrier Management Services

TANK CAR GUIDE

Our tank cars are specially designed and built to safely transport essential commodities. Here is an overview of our tank cars.

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Tank Car Guide PDF

Tank Car Phase Out Schedule

Many tank cars will need to be retrofitted or replaced in the coming years. Greenbrier can help your fleet.

Upcoming Tank Car REGULATION DEADLINES

Tank Car Regulation Deadlines
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Regulatory Changes

For shipping toxic-by-inhalation hazard materials by rail.

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Repair Work

Maintenance Services

Greenbrier has three experienced tank car repair locations: Finley, WA, Omaha, NE and Cleburne, TX. Each holds M-1002 tank car certification and M-1003 QA certification.

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Virtual Sample Railcar™

Delivering a Better Way to See Your Railcar

The Greenbrier Companies has developed the award winning Virtual Sample Railcar™ (VSR)*, remotely bringing you into the plant to inspect the quality of a sample railcar from the convenience of your own conference room. Designed around optimizing our customers’ experience, this service gives you full access to your sample railcar while reducing your travel time and cost.

* The Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) awarded Greenbrier Companies their 2020 Innovation Award for our Virtual Sample Railcar events. Progressive Railroading 2021 Reader’s Choice Award for New Product.

VSR Example: Tank Car

Greenbrier's Chlorine Tank Car

Whether you’re shipping corn syrup or chlorine, Greenbrier’s tank cars are durable, dependable and safe.

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