TTX Maintenance Services
Engineering Help Desk 1.800.TTX.HELP

TTX Keeps Your Fleet Moving

TTX doesn't just supply North America's railroads with railcars. TTX specializes in the complete repair and maintenance cycle of freight railcars. Our mobile repair teams, field maintenance operations, full service repair shops and component reconditioning services ensure an efficient solution to your fleet's maintenance needs. TTX is the safe and dependable railcar maintenance decision to improve reliability and railcar utilization, reduce set-outs and line of road delays, reduce home shop bad orders, lower maintenance costs, and increase revenue.


OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE & SAFETY

Whether it's in our repair shops, field maintenance operations or on the line of road, TTX is committed to providing quality, defect-free equipment and a safe working environment. Our industry-leading safety record is driven by our world-class training, stringent processes and documented procedures. As part of our commitment, we maintain an ongoing Quality Improvement Team to identify and facilitate opportunities for improvement.

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FIND A MAINTENANCE LOCATION

No matter where you are, TTX is always nearby to offer running repairs, inspections and light maintenance, thanks to our network of Field Maintenance Operations.

 

 

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REPAIR SHOPS

Repair Shop ServicesAt our state-of-the-art repair shops and fabrication facilities located around the country, TTX can perform everything from light repairs and routine maintenance to heavy repairs, car modifications and fabrication. Our industry-leading staff can perform many railcar maintenance functions including:

  • Wreck repairs and car scrapping
  • Component reconditioning
  • Rule 88 rebuilding
  • AAR running repairs
  • Warranty repairs
  • Air Brake system testing and maintenance
  • Extensive railcar modification programs
  • Sandblast, painting and restenciling
  • CARBOTSM repair services

Repair shops located in Jacksonville, FL, North Augusta, SC, Waterford, MI and Mira Loma, CA.

For more information please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

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FIELD MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS

At repair facilities and customer properties strategically placed around the country, TTX can perform everything from train inspections, light repairs and routine maintenance to heavier repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Air brake system inspection, testing and maintenance
  • Mechanical and safety appliance inspection
  • AAR running repairs
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Pre-trip and load inspections
  • Warranty repairs
  • Qualified Mechanical Inspectors
  • AWS D15.1 Welding Certification

CAR INSPECTIONS

Single Car Tests

TTX Field Maintenance Operations use automated single car test devices to verify the safe working condition of TTX equipment. For information about TTX performing tests for an external railcar fleet, please contact Sales@TTX.com.

Load Inspections

TTX Company's Field Maintenance Location in Barstow, California, handles high and wide load measurement, and securement inspections for military loads. For information about TTX performing load measurements or securement inspections for a third party railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

Pre-Trip Inspections

TTX Field Maintenance Operations have a well equipped staff for pre-trip inspections of railcars while on an intermodal or autorack ramp.  For information about TTX performing pre-trip inspections for a third party railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

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MOBILE REPAIR SERVICES

TTX can make light to medium running repairs without directing cars to a home shop. Mobile repair trucks with welding, cutting and material handling capabilities are dispatched from our shops and field maintenance locations around the country, to your railcar. Our mobile repair service allows you to:

  • Repair the railcar at remote locations
  • Eliminate the need to "shop" the railcar
  • Immediately load or unload freight at customer facility
  • Greatly reduce repair costs and bad orders

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COMPONENT RECONDITIONING

Component ReconditioningOur patented processes for reconditioning railcar components increase the life of your fleet's components while reducing maintenance costs.

TTX has patented solutions for reconditioning:
  • Truck castings
  • Articulated connectors
  • Hitches 

LIGHT CAR REPAIR



TTX has light repair locations strategically placed on major Class I railroad locations throughout the country. These light repair locations handle a wide variety of repairs and tests to increase car reliability, improve train performance, and reduce shopping of cars. If you are interested in having TTX handle running maintenance for an external railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.
  • Click here for a list of locations.

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WRECK REPAIR

TTX has large shops capable of handling wreck repairs. These shops are equipped with tools to perform heavy duty fabrication, welding, and cutting. To receive more information about wreck repair services for an external railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

Repair shops located in Jacksonville, FL, North Augusta, SC, Waterford, MI and Mira Loma, CA.

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DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

Engineering works with TTX division shops, suppliers, and owner railroads and private car owners to ensure cars are built and modified to customer requirements. They are responsible for many areas related to maintenance, building, and supply of TTX equipment including:

  • Approving new car designs
  • Designing maintenance and modification procedures
  • Approving supplier parts and design changes
  • Participating members of AAR Committees
  • Improving efficiency of maintenance and modification
  • Testing and improving new designs and components

Engineering Help Desk 1.800.TTX.HELP

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RAILCAR MODIFICATION

Automobile Frame Transportation

TTX has long been a Tier 1 supplier to the major automotive producers. We have the expertise to design, modify and continually adapt our railcars to transport many types of automobile frames. For information regarding frame transportation for an external railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

 

Carbody Modification Programs

TTX is constantly monitoring the utilization and performance of our fleet. TTX routinely upgrades components and modifies railcar bodies to meet market demands. These programs allow TTX equipment to remain in service for the full duration of their design life, therefore generating maximum revenue. For information about rail carbody modifications for a third party railcar fleet, please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

 

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LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION CENTER



The TTX Logistics and Distribution Center (LDC) located in Joliet, Illinois, provides material inventory and distribution services for company-owned and authorized independent maintenance facilities and TTX Field Maintenance Operations (FMOs), and provides components to individual railroads for the repair of TTX equipment. The ability to leverage our buying power results in cost savings to our customers.
For more information please contact Felix Castillo at Sales@TTX.com.

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FABRICATION SERVICES

Fabrication ServicesIn-house fabrication capabilities at our repair shops allow heavy wrecks to be repaired without costly transportation and outsourcing of material. TTX shops are equipped with large cutting tables, press brakes, ironworkers and welders to handle almost any fabrication job. No matter the size of your railcar fabrication needs, trust TTX to deliver cost-effective and reliable solutions.

MAINTENANCE PLANNING

TTX performs scheduled maintenance based on mileage to provide customers with the safest and most reliable equipment. Scheduled maintenance may include inspection, upgrades and/or preventive maintenance. TTX helps your fleet stay ahead of costly and dangerous equipment failures.

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