End-of Car Systems

Heavy haul impacts call for high-performance protection

The ends of your heavy haul railcars take a beating from high-impact contact. To withstand the relentless pounding – from railcar coupling to push and pull on the go – you need the toughest protection available. You need the kind of innovative energy management systems that have set the standard worldwide for performance and reliability that only Amsted Rail can provide.

The single-source solution

Our comprehensive product line enables you to customize and coordinate all your end-of-car system needs with a single supplier. From the market’s toughest integral cast draft sills and draft gear, to a complete line of AAR-approved cushioning units, drawbars and couplers, Amsted Rail can deliver whatever you need, whenever you need it.

Endurance 325 Draft Gear

The Endurance 325 draft gear offers protection, performance and durability in one lightweight package. Our latest AAR M901E unconditionally approved draft gear has been optimized for lower stresses and longer life.

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