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3/10/2005    Freight News

Rail News: Mechanical

Recent North American orders raise Greenbrier's rail-car backlog

Today, The Greenbrier Cos. announced it recently received North American orders for about 5,000 rail cars valued at $260 million. The orders include 4,500 double-stack intermodal wells.

The orders boosted Greenbrier's combined North American and European backlog to 12,300 cars valued at $720 million compared with 10,300 units valued at $620 million on Nov. 30, 2004, and 10,000 units valued at $560 million on Feb. 29, 2004.

Greenbrier produces rail cars at facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Poland; and repairs, refurbishes, maintains, manages and leases cars.

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