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Your Partner in Creating Innovative Solutions that Bring Ideas to Life


McDowell Engineers and Associates solve complex problems.

McDowell Engineers was established in March of 2010 and is based in Raleigh, NC. We provide engineering solutions for the global rail industry and specialize in mechanical engineering programs for rail equipment including passenger rail cars and locomotives. Our services include system design and analysis, modeling and drafting, equipment inspections, equipment engineering, fleet management, and technical writing. McDowell Engineers has collaborated with State transportation agencies, railcar rebuild shops, locomotive rebuilders, and small railroads on various rail equipment engineering projects. Our team of engineers and technical writers have extensive experience providing creative solutions to engineering problems in the rail industry.


Our strengths include:

  • Rail Equipment technical support,

  • partnerships with key industry leaders, research institutions, and public agencies,

  • maintaining a high level of customer service on a personal level,

  • product design and analysis,

  • AutoCAD Drafting and 3D CAD modeling,

  • technical document authoring and management.

Welcome to McDowell Engineers & Associates.



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