Trinity Industries, Inc. Issues Statement Regarding Recently Announced Enhanced Tank Car Standards

DALLAS--()--Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada together announced the enhanced tank car standards for both newly built and retrofitted tank cars in flammable service. The new design regulations are in line with what the Company expected would occur. Trinity’s rail subsidiaries are now in the process of reviewing schedules and will comply with these new regulations.

Trinity Industries, Inc., (NYSE: TRN) headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses, which provide products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical, and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, the Construction Products Group, and the Energy Equipment Group.

Some statements in this release, which are not historical facts, are “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements about Trinity's estimates, expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies for the future, and the assumptions underlying these forward-looking statements. Trinity uses the words “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “forecasts,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “guidance” and similar expressions to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical experience or our present expectations. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see “Risk Factors” and “Forward-Looking Statements” in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year.

Contacts

Trinity Industries, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Jessica L. Greiner, 214-631-4420
Director of Investor Relations
or
Media Contact:
Jack Todd, 214-589-8909

Contacts

Trinity Industries, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Jessica L. Greiner, 214-631-4420
Director of Investor Relations
or
Media Contact:
Jack Todd, 214-589-8909