We Are Industry Leaders
No other company in the world has more experience manufacturing freight car couplers than McConway & Torley. Since the invention of the first automatic freight coupler in 1878, McConway & Torley, LLC has supplied the majority of North America’s coupler and knuckle demands. Throughout the 150 years of continuous operation in steel town, Pittsburgh, PA, M&T has earned a reputation for quality and dependability through product design innovations and manufacturing process improvements.
Safe & Reliable
Recent foundry modernizations have allowed us to meet the needs of our customers with a steady, dependable and economic supply of high quality coupler products and increases in capacity have led us to become the largest AAR coupler producer in the world.
McConway & Torely is the only AAR certified foundry to offer the complete list of standard and non-standard catalog ID numbers.
Couplers - Slack Reduced, AAR M201 Grade E or Grade C (for transit applications).
- Standard E-type,
- E/F Type,
- Passenger Transit
Knuckles – High Fatigue Life. AAR M216 Approved, over 1,000,000 cycles achieved!
- E- Type E50BE
- F-Type F51AE
- H-Type H50BE
- Solid Knuckles for Locomotive (E101,F101)
Yokes – High Fatigue life, dependable quenched and tempered Grade E steel.
- E-Type – SY40AE
- F-Type – Y45AE
- Rotary – RY60267/52172-1
- Passenger – Quad Shear A52622C
- Locomotive – NC390/391
Coupler Parts - McConway & Torely offers a full line of end of car replacement parts & components including:
- Coupler Locks
- Knuckle Throwers
- Manganese wear plates
- Followers (E-type, F-type, Rotary)
- Knuckle Pins/Yoke Pins