Locomotive & Car Repair

The locomotive and car repair shops of the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company (W&LE) are housed in single a 140,000+ square foot building which contains a ninety ton drop table, thirty-five ton crane, wheel truing machine, load test facility, six locomotive bays, and capacity for up to twenty cars.

The locomotive & car repair shops of the W&LE offer the following services:

Locomotive Repair:

  • Main generator/auxiliary generator replacement
  • Truck work and traction motor/wheel replacement
  • Wheel truing to AAR specifications
  • Air compressor replacement
  • EMD engine repair
  • Electrical troubleshooting

Car Repair:

  • General repair (heavy & light)
  • Wheel replacement
  • Car body end and side straightening
  • Air testing
  • Wreck repairs
  • AAR inspections
  • Preparation of AAR billing

For inquires related to our locomotive and car repair shops please contact Al Luckring at .



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