Facts About NAFCA

    • NAFCA currently has 37 members who collectively own or operate  approximately  718,000 privately marked freight cars.

     

    • NAFCA members consist of
        • Railcar manufacturers
        • Railcar lessors
        • Railcar lessees / shippers

     

    • NAFCA works with railroads, shippers and car suppliers to promote the safe and efficient utilization of private freight cars.

     

    • NAFCA conducts a regular dialogue with railroads operating through the Association of American Railroads and has succesfully negotiated many issues, on behalf of its members, with the railroads.

     

    • NAFCA holds an Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(6) tax exemption and has been granted antitrust immunity by the Surface Transportation Board to discuss private car compensation pursuant to 49 United States Code 10706.