Railcar Cleaning and Repair in Hockley, TX

Finding a railcar cleaning and repair company in Houston to manage your industrial requirements, such as quality cleaning and quick turnaround, is critical to sustainable operations, maintaining safe railroad operation and best performance. If you’re looking for the right options for your railcar cleaning and repair maintenance needs, VLS can help. At our VLS Hockley facility, we provide extensive railcar cleaning and repair maintenance capabilities, helping you get the most value from your tank cars on the job. 

Our team provides wide-ranging expertise and credentials to address needs specific to the railway industry, so you can rely on us to provide effective solutions.

Our Railcar Cleaning and Repair Maintenance Solutions in Houston, TX

Our railcar services get you industry leading quality cleans along with industry leading quick turnarounds in order for you to get maximum performance from your railcars, tank cars, and hoppers. Located on 25 acres, our VLS Hockley facility is conveniently situated about 40 miles northwest of Houston. We offer various servicing solutions in compliance with railroad industry regulations to keep your rail cars and related equipment running optimally.

We can work with you to identify your unique operating requirements and create innovative solutions. Our team will help ensure you get fast and effective servicing for your industrial needs.

Railcar High Quality Maintenance Services 

We offer routine maintenance for railcars to help ensure you’re getting the best performance from your equipment. We can evaluate your railcar, tank or container and provide appropriate maintenance solutions to help with ongoing smooth operation. We are 

Railcar Repair Services

When you need troubleshooting and repair to keep your operations going, our team can offer the solutions you need. Our expert technicians can address various operational issues involving valves, tank and railcar components. We also maintain a light repair shop with national market coverage. Using proven techniques, we implement over three decades of expertise to provide trusted repair services.

Railcar Cleaning Facility

As a railcar cleaning facility in Houston, TX, we can manage various needs for cleaning hazardous and non-hazardous products. We can also provide kosher cleaning and certifications, thorough container cleaning, and other services to meet your needs.

VLS Hockley Permits

VLS Hockley

We hold required permits and certification to help you fully comply with waste disposal and processing regulations. With AAR certification, we can provide trusted valve repair services for your equipment. We can also offer certified NACE lining inspections to meet your requirements.

VLS Hockley Capacity

We can accept 6,000 products and accommodate 250 railcars at our facility. Our operational capacity can also hold tank trailers and ISO containers.

Work with us for services such as:

  • Waste processing capabilities.
  • Non-hazardous and highly hazardous product cleaning.
  • Robotic, abrasive and hydro blasting.
  • Nitrogen purging.
  • Container cleaning (ISO, tank trailer).

Materials Accepted

We accept a wide range of materials, including:

  • Poisonous liquids and gases.
  • Flammable gases and liquids.
  • Hydrofluoric acid.
  • Cyanide.
  • Chlorine.
  • Formaldehyde.
  • Hardened polymer residues and resins.
  • Ethylene oxide.

Partner With VLS for Railcar Cleaning and Repair Management Solutions

Whether you need cleaning, repair or maintenance services, our experienced team offers solutions to address the operational needs of the railroad industry. Partner with us to match your unique applications and optimize performance on the job.

Contact us online or reach our local address at 17020 Premium Drive, Hockley, TX 77447 for more information.


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