Healthy railcar order book for GBX
Greenbrier (GBX), a freight transport equipment and service supplier based in Oregon (USA), received new orders for 2,500 railcar units valued at USD 200 million in its Q4 ended 31 August 2017.
Since then, orders for another 1,400 units have been received. Their price tag is USD 120 million. This takes the total number of orders received since 31 May 2017 to 3,900 units.
The orders comprise a broad range of railcar types including double-stack intermodal units, covered hoppers for carrying a variety of products, automotive-carrying railcars, and tank cars. (ben)