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Passenger Rail Cars

The U.S.A. once designed and manufactured passenger rail cars via the Pullman (Rail) Car Company.   But, we lost this great company in 1982 and for a period the U.S.A. was no longer the world's major manufacturer of rail cars.  

George Pullman of the U.S.A.

"After George Pullman's death in 1897, Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, became company president. The company closed its factory in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago in 1955. Pullman purchased the Standard Steel Car Company in 1930 amid the Great Depression, and the merged entity was known as Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company. The company ceased production after the Amtrak Superliner cars in 1982 and its remaining designs were purchased in 1987 when it was absorbed by Bombardier."  Wikipedia

Bombardier of Canada

"Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry. The division is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has regional offices and major development facilities in Canada (Montreal and Toronto) and the United States (Plattsburgh, New York)" Wikipedia

Brightline of California

"Florida had begun building a high-speed rail corridor linking Tampa to Orlando and then Miami, but the project was killed in 2011 due to potential costs to taxpayers. The private Brightline stepped into that void, and says its project will support or generate 5,000 jobs annually. Florida East Coast Industries is the successor company to the one that built the rail line down to Key West, and Brightline's progress has depended significantly on the fact that its parent company already owned much of the railroad tracks needed to launch the service." USAToday

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