Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.




railPrime
View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Rail Industry Trends

4/21/2006



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Car orders, deliveries and backlog post first-quarter gains, ARCI says


advertisement


During the first quarter, rail-car deliveries totaling 18,542 units increased 3.3 percent compared with fourth-quarter 2005 and 17.3 percent compared with first-quarter 2005, according to data released by the American Railway Car Institute Committee (ARCI) of the Railway Supply Institute.

First-quarter car orders totaled 35,991 units, a 36 percent increase compared with the fourth quarter and 104 percent increase compared with first-quarter 2005.

Meanwhile, the car backlog as of April 1 totaled 86,857 units compared with the 69,408-unit backlog on Dec. 31, 2005, and 60,986-unit backlog on Oct. 1.


Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 4/21/2006