COMET RAIL LLC is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of new and reconditioned freight rail car parts. We can provide you with the technical service, product quality, quick delivery, and overall value to keep your company competitive and profitable. Our highly experienced staff monitors the salvage market to maintain availability on the common and most difficult to find interchange numbers. With more than seven acres of electronically catalogued core rolling stock, we can immediately determine truck/car sets to complete your repair job. With our extensive inventory of new & reconditioned railroad parts, we can eliminate multiple shipments and provide a one-stop solution.
Our AAR M-1003 certified facility is also conveniently located in the central US (Kansas City, Missouri) to reduce freight costs and expedite delivery service.
Seven acres of inventory means that if it goes on a freight car we probably have it, and can get it to you quickly.
Car & Locomotive Parts
Comet is your single source provider for OEM and after market freight car parts. We have quantities available from single piece to fleet-wide volumes. Our customer service team is here to help you identify component-car matches.
- Truck components
- Coupling system
- Couplers (new and reconditioned)
- Air System Components
- Brake components and shoes
- Locomotive coupling
- & More
Comet offers reconditioning services adhering to top quality requirements and recommended manufacturing best practices. Our AAR-certified production facility reconditions all material to strict AAR M-214 standards and maintenance manuals. All secondhand bolsters and frames are thoroughly inspected to meet AAR criteria prior to reconditioning.
- Bolsters and side frames
- Short and long lead times
- Single car or large projects
- Brake beams
- Locomotive Draft Gears
- & more
Gauge & Equipment Certification
Our facility provides in-house gauge certification services to help keep your verification devices equipment in service. Certification is performed to include traceability to the NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology). Our service includes due date tracking in our electronic database to help you keep equipment in a state of readiness. Our certification and repair capabilities include:
- Torque wrench certification up to 1000 ft-lbs
- Caliper/Gauge/Dial Indicator certification
- Welding machine certification
- Wire feeder certification
- Air pressure gauge certification
- A.A.R. M-214 and Rule 1 gauge certification
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