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Railcar Co. Announces Blast, Paint Facility

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Appalachian Railcar Services (Eleanor, West Virginia), a provider of railcar repair, storage, switching and related services, recently announced it has completed an expansion of its Elk Mills, Maryland, facility.

The expansion created a full-service tank car shop with new interior and exterior blast and paint capabilies. The shop also offers cleaning and lining options, among other services.

Appalachian Railcar Services

Appalachian Railcar Services (Eleanor, West Virginia), a provider of railcar repair, storage, switching and related services, recently announced it has completed an expansion of its Elk Mills, Maryland, facility.

“We understand that our customers need their revenue-producing rolling stock back in action as soon as possible,” said Scott Driggers, CEO of Appalachian Railcar Services.

“This 13,000-square-foot addition to the facility is located on the CSX railroad and, with the completion of the new blast and paint booths, we are now positioned to provide full-service tank car repair and maintenance services to serve the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets.”

Appalachian Railcar Services is one of the largest railcar repair companies in the U.S., according to the firm. It provides a range of industrial services including tank and freight car repair, various interior and exterior cleaning, coating and lining services, mobile repair, on-site customer repair operations, switching operations and railcar storage.

The company currently operates over 40 facilities in 18 states and employs over 450 people.

   

Tagged categories: Blasting; Business matters; Business operations; Maintenance + Renovation; NA; North America; Rail; Railcars

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