Chicago Car Interchange Bureau
Mechanical
Services
The CCIB and its personnel perform a variety of services for the mechanical departments of
member railroads throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Some of the duties that CCIB
personnel are qualified to handle include but are not limited to:
                        -Inspection of damaged or defective railcars
                        -The issuing of Defect Identifications
                        -The issuing of Load Adjustment/Transfer Authorities
                        -Joint inspections (at member repair tracks or private car shops)
                        -Inspections and write-ups for joint accidents
                        -Arbitration for AAR rule disputes