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Railway Association of Canada


300 Kenny Street
Sarnia, Ontario
N7T 7J2

Phone: (519) 383-7200
Fax: (519) 383-7800
Email: office@viprail.com


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Railcar Inspection & Repairs

Already a leading storage and transload facility, VIP took another step towards complete customer service and expanded their operations to include Railcar Inspection and Repair.
Doing repairs on site saves money and travel time for our existing storage and transloading customers.  Regardless of the services you need, your railcars will be cleaned and repaired in just a few days so your cars can make you money, not cost you money. 

VIP’s inspection and repair services will…

checkboxIncrease safety and reduce risk of incidents during transit

checkboxGet your cars back in circulation weeks earlier

checkboxReduce freight costs by servicing cars already at VIP

What Can We Do?
VIP has applied for AAR Certification M1003.  We expect to receive the full certification later this year.

Currently we can perform all “Running Repairs” as per field manual Rule 88 (page 643)

  • Replace gaskets & O-rings
  • Magnetic gauge rods
  • Caps & chains
  • Rupture Disks
  • Slack adjusters and brake shoes
  • Chemtrec Decals
  • Capacity, Product, DOT Decals
  • Reflective Tape
  • Exterior Paint
  • Hand brakes
  • Wheel bearings
  • Couplers, yokes, uncoupling levers
  • A & B Vapour Valve Plug
  • Walkways and Handrails
  • Placard Brackets
  • Supports, sills, and springs                       

Whatever your repair needs are, we’ll be happy to discuss them with you.  Please give us a call (519) 383-7200 or send us an email robert@viprail.com

Service, Safety & Security!