Couplers and Draft Gears

Thousands of Amsted Rail end-of-car components for passenger cars and locomotives are in service, including H-tightlock couplers, yokes, knuckles, pins, and radial connectors. We’re uniquely positioned to meet all your needs, from replacement parts to complete assemblies, all manufactured and tested in the USA.

Couplers & Draft gears

  • Approved supplier to leading transit agencies and vehicle OEM’s
  • Passenger car and locomotive coupler product offerings
  • Yokes and Radial connectors
  • Waughmat style draft gears
  • Active Research & Development of Crash Energy Management (CEM) systems
  • Test and validation capabilities
  • Member of Standard Coupler Manufacturer’s Committee