Rail Running Boards

Product offerings include Premier Grate (bar grating), Premier Diamond (diamond safety grating) and Premier Grip (round hole safety grating) used as Running Boards, Intermodal Platforms, End Platforms and Brake Steps.  DFW Grating offers AAR approved running boards (Group 1, Group 2, Group 3).

Premier Grate

rail running boards
  • AAR approved bar grating
  • Manufactured and fabricated in-house
  • Mill finish, galvanized, or painted black
  • Variety of sizes/guages

Premier Diamond

railcar bar grating
  • AAR approved diamond safety grating
  • 12, 13, & 14 gauge
  • HRP&O or galvanized

Premier Grip

rail car round hole grating
  • AAR approved round hole safety grating
  • 13 gauge pre-galvanized

Our value added fabrication capabilities provide Car Builders, Railroads and Repair shops a one stop shop for finished running boards  and end platforms as used on:

  • Tank Cars
  • Covered Hoppers
  • Intermodal Well Cars
  • Coil Cars

  • Gondolas
  • Box cars
  • Coal cars

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