Starfire Engineering brings engineering expertise to the world’s Tank Car fleet.  From the rails up, Starfire’s knowledgeable, experienced design engineering staff works to keep your Tank Cars rolling.  New Tank Car design, modification of existing Tank Cars, upgrades and re-engineering for different commodities, meeting or exceeding all applicable standards, Starfire is your source for Tank Car Engineering.



Starfire Engineering provides the know-how to keep your Locomotives on the job.  Cabs, brakes, fuel systems, safety appliances, head end power, underframe, or electrical, Starfire’s experienced Engineering staff can handle the task.  Working to all applicable regulatory specifications, Starfire will ensure your power project is completed efficiently, accurately and is adequate to the task and in compliance.


Maintenance of Way

Starfire Engineering’s experienced, knowledgeable staff applies innovative engineering to the design of Maintenance of Way Equipment.  We can assist you with a modification project to expand the range of use for your existing equipment, we can design new equipment or anything in between.  Starfire’s Design Team leverages years of experience and a vast knowledge of Maintenance of Way procedures and equipment.



Starfire Engineering’s state of the art design and analysis tools keep passenger rail moving.  Starfire has experience in the design and modification of metropolitan passenger equipment, Amtrak equipment, and even monorail equipment.  Elegant coaches from the Golden Age of Passenger Rail live again through Starfire’s expertise in restoration and upgrading antique Passenger Cars.



Starfire Engineering is a world leader in the design and engineering of new Freight Cars and of modifications to existing Freight Cars.  Our design team can engineer a modification to expand a Freight Car’s capabilities, increase load, or increase life.  We can also design a completely new Freight Car from the rails up.  By applying creative solutions to Freight Car design, Starfire helps keep the cargo moving.


FEA Analysis / Fatigue Analysis

Starfire Engineering brings a suite of modern tools to the design and analysis of Rail Equipment.  State of the art Finite Element Analysis, Fatigue Analysis, and Computer Aided Design and Drafting are some of the resources Starfire uses.  Combining these with our years of design and engineering experience and our deep understanding of the industry, Starfire engineers solutions!