Fleet Management and Railcar Storage

Fleet Management

Fleet management is key to rail industry success, and Watco Leasing Services has the experience and resources to manage your railcar fleet – regardless of its size or specific needs. The scope of services includes:

  • Car repair history
  • Contract shop auditing
  • Bad order cars
  • Car repair analysis
  • Accounts payable
  • Car hire accounting
  • AAR-mandated programs
  • Car-repair billing
  • Railroad repair auditing
  • Rebilling/rebuttal billing
  • Railroad damage cars
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Financial distribution
  • Depreciated value statements
  • Mechanical information
  • UMLER/MIS administration

Railcar Storage

Watco provides safe, cost-effective railcar storage and switching solutions. Whether you’re needing short-term or long-term storage of empty or loaded railcars, our car storage team will work to find the best location to meet your needs. Our connections to Class I carriers offer a wide variety of routing options for your car fleet, allowing easy reassignment to alternate destinations.

  • Storage of empty or loaded railcars
  • Custom storage plans for loaded commodity track distribution
  • Track and roadbeds maintained to accommodate unit trains
  • Full-service railcar shop facility access
  • Team tracks available for transloading at a variety of locations
  • Storage tracks located in secured access remote area
  • Competitive switching rates
  • Daily storage charges

In addition to car storage, Watco customers may also take advantage of our full-service Repair and Maintenance team to repaint, repair, and clean cars as they enter or leave storage.

Contacts

Locomotive Leasing

Keith LaCaze

(337) 238-4254

klacaze@watco.com

Railcar Leasing and Storage

David McCloud

(904) 303-5966

dmccloud@watco.com

Leasing and Equipment Management

Brenna Prestholt

(620) 308-5720

bprestholt@watco.com