BAE Systems has extended its Arms Tenant Agreement with Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc., for its Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, Virginia, and at Holston Army Ammunition Base in Kingsport, Tennessee, to 2023.Read More
ARS has entered into a three-year agreement with Louisville Gas & Electric in Louisville, Kentucky, to provide railcar maintenance and repairs.
Beginning May 1st, ARS will service LG&E’s fleet of railcars located at their Cane Run and Mill Creek facilities.Read More
Welcome to news from Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. for March 2013.
ARS Completes Delivery of Railcars for Urban Training Complex in Indiana: ARS recently completed delivery of seventeen various styles of railcars to the Urban Training Complex located at the Muscatatuck Indiana facility. This government facility is used for training of first responders that involve different venues throughout the over 1000 acre facility. The railcars will be used for a derailment search and rescue venue as well as another venue that depicts a standard train depot with rail spurs complete with passenger cars for boarding and carrying out emergency training.
ARS Crew Celebrates Eight Years Without a Single Accident: The Putnam Standard recently published an article by Justin Waybright on our Winfield, West Virginia, crew entitled “Men of the IronWheel,” celebrating their accomplishment of eight years without an accident. Click here to read the complete article in PDF format.Read More
- ARS Warren Ohio location opened for business January 2013. This location is served by Norfolk Southern railroad. Facility will offer onsite railcar AAR & FRA repair work, bad order, wreck repairs and mobile crew services. The Warren site offers 200,000 square feet of warehouse storage and is an ideal location for trans-loading. Facility has weigh scales for both trucks and railcars. Location is fenced and offers 24 hour security.
- American Ordnance extends ARS contract to 2018 for Middletown Iowa and Milan Tennessee operations. The Middletown Iowa facility will expand to include railcar repair services for single cars and unit trains. Facility will have M1003 certification early first quarter of 2013. This location is served by BNSF railroad.
- First quarter 2013–ARS to open new location in Benton County Indiana. With over 20,000 feet of track, this location will provide railcar maintenance/repair and storage. This site will accept cars from the following Class I railroads: CSX, NS, CN and UP.
- ARS Point Pleasant West Virginia—this site now offers over 150,000 square feet of warehouse storage and 16,000 feet of rail. Facility has railcar and truck scales. Location is served by CSX railroad