Our Rail & Specialty services will keep
your business on track.
With the rail industry being busier than it has ever been, it is vital for any company to keep their railcars in excellent condition in order to meet current demands. Our Rail & Specialty team will work with you to make sure your equipment is safe and meets all necessary regulations.
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Quala Rail & Specialty
9590 New Decade Drive, Pasadena, TX 77507
P . 281-291-7453 F. 281-291-7610
Monday – Friday | 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday | Closed
A few things we specialize in.
Our team is constantly working toward improving our knowedge base and service offerings. We attend multiple DOT training events throughout the year to make sure we remain on the leading edge of our industry.
“When it comes to Railcar Cleaning and Maintenance,
we are resourceful and driven to be the best.”
Mike Howerton | President, Rail & Specialty
RAILCAR CLEANING & REPAIR
With over 20 years of experience, you can be sure that your job will be done right.
Our team performs repairs, inspections, certifications, and testing for a variety of railcars in a cost-effective, timely manner. The Rail Facility is setup to turn equipment quickly and has the capacity to handle large numbers of containers at one time.Download our list of services.
Tank Car Service Equipment Qualification
Change of Service
Light Wreck Repair
Heavy Freight Car Repairs
HM-216 Tank Car Qualification
Covered and Open Top Hopper Repairs
Light Wreck Repairs
Structural Welding Repairs
Stenciling / Paint Touch-ups
Covered and Open Hopper Repairs
Outlet Gate Change Outs
Hatch Cover Change Outs
Pressure Differential Equipment Service
Lining Inspection & Touch-ups
HM-216 Tank Car Qualification and Inspection
Structural Integrity Inspection
Service Equipment Requalification
Onsite Valve Repair / Rebuilding
Safety System Inspection
Lining / Coating Inspection
Field Manual Rule 88b Inspection
Stub Sill Inspection
NDT Services VT Direct Visual Inspection
RVI Remove Visual Inspection
UTT Ultrasonic Thickness
certifications & Testing
AAR M-1002 Tank Car Facility
M-1003 Quality Assurance Program
Heavy Freight Car Repairs
Tank Car Repairs
PT Liquid Penetrant Testing
MT Magnetic Particle Testing
LT Leak Testing
Quala offers custom Rail-to-Truck / Isotainer transloading for specialty chemicals including high vapor pressure and low odor threshold materials. In addition, we have the capability to transload heels to totes or drums. Purging and leak testing for loaded and empty containers is provided.
Quala Rail provides 100% containment during loading and unloading activities. RCRA waste transloading is also offered with compliant management of all regulatory documentation.