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Railcar Dismantling Services

Railcar Dismantling Services

Railcars, which were once used ubiquitously for the transport of essential products, consumer goods, and people themselves, have become more obsolete with the passing of years. To be sure, U.S. railroads saw a sharp decline in rail travel following the conclusion of the second world war, a trend that continues today – U.S. freight rail traffic is decreasing year-over-year.

As the use of rail in our country diminishes, the need for effective railcar dismantling services increases. At Scrap Metal Services, LLC, our company is prepared to meet these needs.

Our Comprehensive Railcar Dismantling Services

Our railcar dismantling company is prepared to handle the entirety of a railcar dismantling project from start to finish, without the need for services from any outside third-parties. Our services include:

  • On-site railcar dismantling services – We are able to provide on-site dismantling services for railcars and their respective owners around the country. We have multiple locations, allowing us to reach your railcar site with minimal travel. We bring in our own equipment, and offer on-site demolition and scrap metal baling. We also have the resources to manage off-site dismantling of railcars, too.
  • Transportation services – Regardless of whether we are dismantling railcars on-site or not, we offer full transportation services. We maintain our own fleet of vehicles, including trucks and railcars, that allows us to move railcars, scrap, and ferrous and nonferrous materials to a location for processing.
  • Processing services – Not only do we dismantle railcars for our partners, but we manage every aspect of scrap processing, including the processing of both ferrous and nonferrous materials. We strongly focus on recycling and have built relationships with environmental remediation companies over the years that help us to safely and appropriately address numerous environmental and health issues that are often present during the demolition of railcars, including:
    • Asbestos monitoring and inspecting;
    • Soil remediation;
    • Lead remediation;
    • Mold remediation;
    • Tank cleaning; and
    • Conducting NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials) surveys.

Why Work with Scrap Metal Services, LLC for Your Railcar Dismantling Needs?

The dismantling of a railcar is a large project and one that has many risks for worker safety, human health, and the earth. You want to work with a company who is not only experienced and trusted in the effective management of railcar dismantling, but that also prioritizes general good business practices and puts the customer first.

At Scrap Metal Services, LLC, you can count on the fact that we are a company that cares about its partners. You can be assured that we offer top dollar for your railcar and its scrap, and implement a safe process that truly puts our workers and their wellbeing above all else. Our workers are properly trained in the best practices for railcar dismantling and decommissioning, which not only keeps them safe but also maximizes effectiveness.

We’re Ready to Serve You

To learn more about our railcar dismantling services and how we can help you, please call us today or send us a message directly. You can reach our Burnham location at 708-730-1400. We have locations around the nation.