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A trusted name for railcar maintenance and lifting equipment for the freight and commuter railroad industries.

Whiting Corporation is a major manufacturer of heavy-duty overhead cranes and railcar maintenance equipment. It is a trusted name for railcar maintenance and lifting equipment for the freight and commuter railroad industries, municipal transit authorities, railcar builders and independent maintenance shops.

Locomotive Building & Repair

In collaboration with major railroads, Whiting has designed and manufactured rail maintenance equipment that can be found in almost any major heavy locomotive repair shop throughout the country…and the world. Light, medium and heavy repair shops count on the reliability and durability of Whiting manufactured lifting equipment.

Whiting provides both standard and custom designed equipment for railroads, mass transit systems, car and locomotive builders, car repair shops and industrial rail applications.

Freight Car Building & Repair
Whiting CMAA compliant cranes are used to lift and position body and truck materials for the building and repairing of freight railcars.

Whiting’s rugged design and service class of equipment provides the reliability necessary for the production of railcars that move and fuels the railroad industry.

In addition, Whiting portable electric jacks and drop tables are used to service rail car and locomotive fleets. Whiting manufactured turntables and transfer tables easily move trucks and railcars within a plant or from one track to another within the confines of a maintenance and repair facility.

Passenger Car Building & Repair
Dependable, service tested Whiting maintenance equipment is available in a variety of arrangements to speed maintenance and reduce costs and downtime. Electric motor powered multi-hoist units can be arranged to lift single or coupled cars. All units are synchronized and interlocked to maintain minimum elevation variations. Use of the mechanical screw and nut principle allows hoisting and holding at any position within the complete range of the hoist.

Whiting offers design and layout services to suit your requirements. In addition to hoisting and holding, all equipment for car and train moving, as well as overhead crane systems are all available from a single source.