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Railhead CorporationTM was founded in 1964 out of Chicago, IL and today is the parent company of three subsidiaries which serve the industrial marketplace.
Our differentiating factor is that we provide product development and equipment design; specializing in customized solutions; concept to product production.
RailheadTM offers a unique combination of expertise including unmatched global supplier knowledge, product sourcing, engineering, comprehensive design, and advanced manufacturing capabilities.
We funnel the products that we develop through our following subsidiaries:
Railhead Gear (Lighting and Safety Equipment)
Railhead Gear is a manufacturer and distributor of Locomotive LEDs and LED safety warning lights and equipment. We are the market leader of LED bulbs for locomotives, LED blue lights, LED headlamps and LED flashlights in the Rail industry. Our patented LED bulb is currently being retro-fitted on the entire fleet of Union Pacific, BNSF, CSX, NS, and CN. All of our products have been developed by railroaders for railroaders, and are built in compliance with the proper FRA and AAR regulations.
K&E Tools (Industrial/Professional Grade Air Tools and Accessories)
K&E Tools has specialized in the sale and service of superior-quality air tools for over 30 years. We offer our customers and distribution partners one of the best values in the air tool business, as well as guaranteed parts availability.
Railhead Vision Systems (Mobile Video Surveillance)
Railhead Vision Systems is a pioneer in On-Board Video systems for Locomotives and Cab Cars. We have the expertise and proven track record to not only provide the system in this RFP, but maybe more importantly, provide a service-proven and scalable solution.
All of Railhead’s integrated solutions are backed with excellent customer service, technical field support, engineering and software support from a financially solid and growing Railway supply company that has been around since 1964.
In fact, more freight and commuter railroads have chosen Railhead Vision Systems for their locomotive and cab car video than any other company in the US and Canadian Market.
We work with on an OEM level as well as aftermarkets including all makes and models of locomotives and cab cars. Our primary strength has always been our ability to customize the solution to the job. It is important to be able to reach outside your own industry to find multi-faceted solutions. In doing so, we’ve been able to establish industry leading video quality, the highest frame rates, and longest storage capabilities.
We employ expert field support and knowledgeable in-house customer service individuals. It is important to us that our customer’s working experience with RVS differentiates us from other locomotive video integrators.
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