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Rail Exchange Inc.

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Rail Exchange, Inc.
P.O. Box 340
Chicago Heights, IL 60412
Phone: 708-757-3317
Fax: 708-757-6828

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Freight Car Parts

Rail Exchange can fulfill freight car manufacturers' needs for quality parts while providing competitive pricing and timely delivery.

Don't limit your order to grab irons only. Why not consolidate your order for parts with one supplier who can meet your exacting specifications for quality and delivery?

Grab Irons - We produce two sizes of grab irons, 3/4-inch and 1-inch, in any design configuration with your specifications using C-1018-A-576 special bar quality steel or stainless steel. The hole size will be 9/16" or 11/16".

Ladders - We manufacture tank car as well as two-step, four-step and eight-step ladders. Simply provide your blueprint and we'll make the ladder to your specifications.

Just call us with your order.

Freight Car Parts

  • Y-44 Follower Blocks
  • Route Board Frames
  • Placard Board Frames
  • Center Pins
  • Roping Staples
  • Sill Steps
  • Y-47 Pins
  • Hitch Pins
  • C-10 Knuckle Pins
  • Grab Irons
  • Small Fabrications
  • Release Rod Bending
  • Wearplates
  • Shims
  • Route Car Holder
Freight Car Part Production