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Regulatory Information

GATX is proud to be an active participant in the rail regulatory landscape.

GATX interacts with the Department of Transportation through the following organizations:


Association of American Railroads

Federal Railroad Administration

Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration


GATX employees have roles on the following boards and committees within the Association of American Railroads:


     Associates Advisory Board

     Arbitration & Rules Committee

     Equipment Assets Committee

     Locomotive Committee

     UMLER Committee

Advanced Safety & Efficiency Committee

Car Repair Billing Committee
Equipment Health Monitoring Committee

Tank Car Committee

Wheels, Axles, Bearings & Lubrication Committee



GATX employees are also involved with the following trade and supplier associations:


     American Chemistry Council

     Chlorine Institute

     The Fertilizer Institute

     Railway Supply Institute

American Petroleum Institute

Equipment Leasing & Finance Association

North American Freight Car Association

Renewable Fuels Association
Sulfur Institute



GATX is continually focused on improving tank car safety, and is currently working through the Railway Supply Institute to strengthen standards for tank cars in flammable liquid service. Tank car safety resources can be found on the Railway Supply Institute’s website.