Restricted Rail Cars – Over Age

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Restricted Rail Cars – Over Age

Per AAR Field Manual Rule 88, railcars built on or after July 1, 1974 are limited to 50 years of service and railcars built pri...

New Car Inspections

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We recommend all new cars are inspected to ensure they meet the manufacturers specifications and drawings. Most new car facilities now offer Virtual Sample Review (VSR) so you can review the first car from your office. This wi...

When To Inspect a Freight Car

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When buying a house, it is customary to have an inspector come in and make sure nothing needs to be fixed and, if it does, the current owner/occupant makes the necessary repairs. The logic is simple: you want to make sure you are getting exactly w...

AllTranstek Hires Steve Kuz

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AllTranstek, LLC is pleased to announce Steve Kuz has been added to the AllTranstek Team. From all of us at AllTranstek, welcome to the team!!!

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AllTranstek Restructures Technical Services Department

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AllTranstek, LLC has recently restructured its Technical Services Department.  “We believe these changes will leverage the incredible talent already on this team to better serve our clients now and well into the future.” says AllTranstek Pres...

AAR Rules

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AAR Rules

 

Pay attention to AAR Rules. The AAR is a trade association owned by RRs. At one time, RRs owned most of the car...

Repair Costs

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Repair costs are not the same on all railroads and routes. There is often a correlation between miles run on a railroad and repair dollars spent on a railroad, but not always. Some routes and railroads have higher or lower rep...

Running Repair Agents

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Some of our clients are seeing increases by 100% in their monthly railroad repair bills. Through audits and investigations, we are witnessing misuse of the AAR Rules by some of these Running Repair Agents (RRAs) on cars...

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