Railcar equipment for rail applications

Railcar Maintenance for Freight

At Whiting, our commitment to excellence in the railcar maintenance industry goes beyond just being a trusted name. We take pride in our role as a key player, providing indispensable solutions for Class 1, 2, and 3, and Short Line railroads across the nation. Our equipment is not merely present; it is an integral part of the daily operations in almost every major maintenance shop in the United States.

What sets Whiting apart is our dedication to customization. Every piece of railcar maintenance equipment we produce is meticulously crafted to meet the specific needs and applications of our clients. This commitment to tailoring solutions ensures that our equipment seamlessly integrates into diverse operational environments, contributing to increased efficiency and effectiveness.

The foundation of our success lies in the extensive engineering knowledge and expertise that underpins our robust equipment. Over the years, we have amassed a wealth of experience, allowing us to innovate and refine our offerings continually. From industry-leading Portable Electric Jacks to our resilient Drop Tables, each product bears the stamp of quality and reliability that has become synonymous with the Whiting name.

Our equipment doesn’t just meet industry standards; it exceeds them. Whiting’s rugged design and equipment are not only reliable but also essential for the movement of railcars that power and fuel the entire railroad and freight industry. Whether lifting and positioning components during the maintenance and repair of freight railcars or servicing railcar and locomotive fleets with our portable electric jacks and drop tables, Whiting is a cornerstone of efficiency and precision.

Furthermore, our impact extends to the seamless movement of trucks and railcars within maintenance and repair facilities. Whiting-manufactured turntables and transfer tables play a crucial role in optimizing operations, providing a smooth transition from one track to another. This versatility not only enhances the overall efficiency of railcar maintenance but also contributes to the longevity and reliability of our clients’ operations.

In challenging environments, such as those found in North America, our equipment stands resilient. From industry-leading innovations to time-tested solutions, Whiting’s commitment to excellence ensures that our equipment thrives even in the harshest maintenance shop conditions. Our equipment is not just built to withstand the challenges; it is built to thrive, making Whiting the enduring choice for railcar and freight maintenance equipment in the ever-evolving landscape of the railroad industry.

View the Whiting railcar lifting options for the freight industry below or access our freight solutions line card here.

Full Truck Drop Table

Whiting’s Full Truck Drop Table stands as a testament to our commitment to providing comprehensive solutions for railcar maintenance. Specifically designed for the efficient handling of railcar trucks, this equipment ensures a seamless and controlled drop for complete undercarriage maintenance. Crafted with precision and durability in mind, the Full Truck Drop Table is a cornerstone of our offerings, contributing to the overall effectiveness and reliability of railcar maintenance operations.

Single Axle Drop Table 

Our Single Axle Drop Table is engineered to facilitate the targeted maintenance of railcar axles. Offering a controlled drop for precise servicing, this equipment underscores Whiting’s dedication to tailoring solutions for specific needs. With a focus on efficiency and safety, the Single Axle Drop Table exemplifies the high standards of quality synonymous with the Whiting name, ensuring that railroads can maintain their fleet with precision and confidence.

Portable Electric Jacks

MJ Portable Electric Jack Sliding Lifting Beam

Whiting’s Portable Electric Jacks are a pinnacle of innovation in the railcar maintenance industry. Available in 35, 50, and 60-ton capacities to support the freight industry, these jacks provide a versatile and efficient solution for lifting and supporting railcars during maintenance. The portability and adaptability of these jacks exemplify Whiting’s commitment to meeting the dynamic needs of our clients, allowing them to enhance productivity and safety in their railcar maintenance processes.

Transfer Table

In the realm of railcar maintenance, the Transfer Table by Whiting plays a pivotal role in optimizing operational flow within maintenance and repair facilities. Engineered for smooth and controlled lateral movement of railcars, this equipment ensures a seamless transition from one track to another. The Transfer Table stands as a testament to Whiting’s dedication to enhancing overall efficiency in railcar maintenance, providing a reliable solution for the complex logistics involved in servicing fleets.


Whiting’s Turntables are a crucial component in the seamless movement of trucks and railcars within maintenance and repair facilities. Designed for efficient pivoting and rotation, these turntables contribute to the precision and agility required in railcar maintenance operations. The versatility of Whiting-manufactured Turntables not only streamlines processes but also adds to the durability and reliability of railcar maintenance infrastructure.

Hydraulic Repair In Place (RIP) Jacks

Engineered for the challenging environments often encountered in North America, Whiting’s Hydraulic RIP Jacks are a reliable solution for the demanding tasks of lifting and positioning materials during the construction and repair of freight railcars. These jacks exemplify the rugged design and service class of equipment that defines Whiting, ensuring resilience in the harshest maintenance shop conditions. From industry-leading innovations to time-tested solutions, Hydraulic RIP Jacks are a testament to Whiting’s commitment to excellence in railcar maintenance equipment.

Mobile Articulated Car (MAC) Jacks


Whiting introduces the Mobile Articulated Car (MAC) Jacks – a cutting-edge solution for agile and precise railcar lifting. These jacks combine mobility with advanced hydraulic systems, allowing easy navigation in tight spaces and adaptation to diverse railcar configurations. With Whiting’s MAC Jacks, maintenance professionals gain a versatile and efficient tool to elevate railcar servicing to new levels of convenience and accuracy.