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300px General Electric logo.svgGE Capital Rail Services, also known as GE Railcar, or GE Railcar Services Corporation was a business unit of GE Capital, a division of General Electric. It is a distinct business unit from General Electric's railway locomotive manufacturer. GE Capital Rail Services, also known as GE Railcar, or GE Railcar Services Corporation was a business unit of GE Capital, a division of General Electric. It is a distinct business unit from General Electric's railway locomotive manufacturer.

GE Rail Services offers leases and manages railcars (railway wagons) for the North American market; its product range includes all types of common freight wagon including box, flat, covered and uncovered hopper (gondola), and tank wagons. The company also manages service and repair of wagons.

n 2015 GE Capital announced the sale of its tank car and services business to Marmon Holdings, and the remainder of the business (other wagons, locos) to First Union Rail.

In 1986 GE Railcar Services Corp. acquired the assets of North American Car Corp, a former rail leasing subsidiary of Tiger International which had become insolvent in 1984; GE acquired ~35000 rail wagons and 14 maintenance units in North America at a cost of $420 million.

 

Refrigerator Cars

Notable Number Series

Series 100-299 were built by Pacific Car & Foundry in 1954. They were leased to Hormell with reporting mark NADX (RSM).

Series @ 423, with wood sides and Improved Dreadnaught ends, were leased to Hormell with reporting mark NADX (RS).

Series 900-999 were leased to Hormell with reporting mark NADX (RSM).

Series 1505-1554 were built in the late-1950s and leased to Rath Packing Company after the acquisition of Mather. The reporting marks were RPRX (RSM).

Series 2101-2114 were built in 1961 and were 44' long. They were leased to Rath with the reporting mark RPRX (RSM).

Series 2115-2199 were 55' long, leased to Rath, with the reporting mark RPRX (RSM).

Series 3800-3864 were built in 1961 and were leased to Greenlee Packing Company (Sioux Falls, S. Dakota) with reporting mark NADX (RSM).

Series 13500-13599 were built in 1928 and leased to Hormell with reporting mark NADX (RSM).

Paint Schemes

   

Tank Cars

Paint Schemes

Correct for 1937:

ACF Type 27 Riveted 10,000 Gallon Tank Car

Intermountain

66311wl

AESX “Staley” 1952+ 

GATC 1917-design 8000 Gallon Tank Car

Tangent Scale Models

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