Action Bearing now serving the Rail Industry

All aboard! Action Bearing now serving the rail industry

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 23, 2013)…Action Bearing a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world now supplies bearings and related products to the railroad and transportation industries.

Action Bearing’s new division for the rail industry fall into three major groups:

  • Bearings for Drive Systems (transmission, traction drive, axle suspension)
  • Bearings for the Chassis (wheel sets, brakes)
  • Bearings for Vehicle bodies (connectors, door systems)

The product range includes high capacity ball and roller bearings for the transmission and drives as well as rod ends and control bearings for the chassis and door systems. Action Bearing’s cylindrical roller bearings that meet the higher F1 tolerances for extended running life and reliability. These are also availble with current insulation, which can be achieved with either oxide ceramic coatings on the inner / outer rings or ceramic rolling elements.

“Getting from Point A to Point B is something most of us take for granted,” said Steve Katz, president of Action Bearing, Inc. “The bearings that have been designed for the Rail industry provide the reliability and safety we have come to expect Action Bearing products. Clients like Walco Electric are already seeing the benefits of our bearings.”

Action Bearing Marketing Specialist Joe Falvey is responsible for the Rail and Transportation Industry division. He can be reached by e-mail at or by calling 1.866.995.8760.


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