Metal Solutions for the Rail Transportation Industry

Metalex’s merge with Morton Manufacturing Company allowed us to utilize over 115 years of experience in manufacturing rail products to superior quality standards. These products include brake steps, end platforms and running boards — all of which are designed for longevity.

Use our interactive infographic below by clicking on the circles to see how our metal products are used in different types of locomotives.

Safety Platform Deck Span ® Safety grating's unique diamond design offers 360° slip resistance and outstanding load-carrying capabilities. Steps Open Grip ® Metalex's safety grating solution that includes debossed holes to permit the flow of air, heat and light.
Side Panel Autorack ® Perforated metal on autorack cars offers added ventilation for freight, plus allows for the passing of light and moisture to prevent rusting.
Crossover and Running Boards Crossover Boards With loading access at the top, covered hopper cars require crossover boards with Open Grip safety grating for added slip resistance. End Extension In addition to crossover boards, Metalex also supplies Open Grip safety grating for hopper