Railcar Cleaning

VLS is a leader in safe cleaning practices and is dedicated to employee safety through all stages of the cleaning process.

Specializing in Highly Hazardous Products

We have earned a reputation in the market for efficiency, quality, high level of expertise, and the ability to handle complex and difficult cleaning jobs.

Our core competency is with heels and residues which are highly hazardous and/or difficult to remove.

We operate three railcar cleaning and light repair shops with national market coverage. We use tried and true processes developed over the past three decades, which have resulted in an unsurpassed level of service efficiency and quality for our customers.

Cleaning services are done when and where you need repairs, mandated testing, change of service/product, lease termination, and storage.

Reputation For High Quality Railcar Cleaning & Repair

At our three railcar cleaning and repair facilities in Texas and Georgia, we utilize state-of-the-art equipment and procedures as well as the latest in treatment technologies to clean a variety of railcar types including tank cars, pressure cars, and occasionally hopper cars. VLS specializes in difficult-to-clean materials—from hardened polymer residues and resins to poisonous or flammable liquids and gases. VLS Railcar Cleaning is also C5, C6, C7, C9, and C11 AAR Certified. 

Whether your material is non-hazardous or hazardous, requires Kosher cleaning services, is easy or difficult to clean, VLS offers quick and efficient railcar cleaning and repair services to meet your turnaround times.

Our Comprehensive Railcar Cleaning Services Include:

  • Full-Service Railcar Cleaning
  • Abrasive Blasting/Hydroblasting
  • Nitrogen Purging Capability
  • AAR Certified in Valve Repair
  • Bulk Liquid Transloading
  • Railcar Scrapping
  • Container Cleaning
  • Kosher Cleaning
  • Non-Hazardous Waste Solidification

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Many of our customers and prospects have never seen a cleaning facility. Let us guide you through a personalized tour of our Hockley facility to give you a close up view of our operations and capabilities. Reach out to us through the contact form below, and we will contact you for a tour!

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