CRS to move into Hollidaysburg Car Shop

It was announced Curry Rail Services has established a new facility in Blair County, a move that will create 50 jobs. Curry Supply Company has entered into a lease of a 50,000-square-foot space in the DeGol Industrial Park facility in Hollidaysburg, Blair County. The facility was opened by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1956 as the Sam Rea Shops; this Hollidaysburg Car Shop was the largest car repair facility of Conrail. Over the years, Hollidaysburg produced thousands of new and rebuilt cars for Conrail. In 2002, the Hollidaysburg Car Shop closed its doors.

CRS plans to locate the railroad activities and invest more than $2.4 million at the new site and has also committed to creating at least 50 new jobs and retaining 144 positions over the next three years. “Curry Supply has been experiencing incredible growth,” said Mark Ritchey, Curry Supply Principal Partner. “Expanding our manufacturing operations into the DeGol Industrial Park gives us the room we need to increase our capacity and better serve our target markets.”

Visit CRS at the RSI/CMA Rail Summit 2014, Sept 21-23

Curry Rail Services will be exhibiting Railway Supply Institute (RSI) Rail Summit, which will be held from September 21-23, 2014 at the Palais des congrés de Montréal in Montréal, Quebec

Exhibits will be hosted by the Railway Supply Institute. The exhibit hall will feature over 140 exhibits and 30,000 square feet of space. Meals and receptions will be held on the exhibit hall floor. Attendees can expect over 50 technical and educational presentations to be made available through the Coordinated Mechanical Associations. In addition, the Canadian Rail Summit hosted by the RAC will also be hosting educational sessions. This year’s event will provide exhibitors and attendees with an opportunity to expand their existing Connections, while also helping you to create new ones.

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