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Corporate/Stock
1. What is GATX?
2. What is GATX’s ticker symbol and on what stock exchanges is GATX listed?
3. When was GATX founded? When was GATX incorporated?
4. Where is GATX's corporate headquarters?
5. Who are GATX's independent accountants?
6. When is GATX's fiscal year end?
7. When is GATX's annual shareholders' meeting?
8. Does GATX have a direct stock purchase plan? How can I purchase GATX stock?
9. What is a transfer agent?
10. How do I contact GATX's transfer agent?

Dividends
11. What is GATX's dividend policy?
12. How do I participate in GATX's dividend reinvestment program (DRIP)?

Fixed Income/Bonds
13. How can I find out more about GATX's bonds?
14. What is GATX's credit rating?

Additional Information
15. How do I contact GATX's Investor Relations Department?
16. How can I get more information about GATX?
17. How can I obtain information on GATX's latest results?

Rail North America
18. What is Rail North America?
19. Who are Rail North America's primary competitors?
20. Who are Rail North America's primary customers?

Rail International
21. What is Rail International?

ASC
22. What is American Steamship Company?

Portfolio Management
23. What is Portfolio Management?

Corporate/Stock

1. What is GATX?
GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, its shareholders, its employees and the communities where it operates. As the leading global railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for more than 118 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, since its founding in 1898.

2. What is GATX’s ticker symbol and on what stock exchanges is GATX listed?
GATX’s ticker symbol is GATX and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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3. When was GATX founded? When was GATX incorporated?
GATX was founded in Chicago in 1898 and was first incorporated in 1902 in West Virginia. The GATX parent company purchased the stock of the West Virginia company in 1916 and was incorporated in New York State.

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4. Where is GATX's corporate headquarters?

GATX's corporate headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois.


GATX Corporation
222 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5314
Phone 312-621-6200
Phone 800-428-8161
Fax 312-621-6648

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5. Who are GATX's independent accountants?
GATX's independent auditors are Ernst & Young LLP.

6. When is GATX's fiscal year end?
December 31st is the fiscal year end and 4th quarter end for GATX. Other quarters end: 1st Quarter - March 31st, 2nd quarter - June 30th and 3rd quarter - September 30th.

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7. When is GATX's annual shareholders' meeting?
Our 2017 annual meeting will be held May 5, 2017. For presentations from our previous annual shareholders' meetings, please see our Presentations page.

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8. Does GATX have a direct stock purchase plan? How can I purchase GATX stock?
GATX does not have a direct stock purchase plan. GATX stock may be purchased through brokerages that deal in securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). GATX does offer a Dividend Reinvestment Plan, details of which are outlined later in this FAQ section.

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9. What is a transfer agent?
Public companies such as GATX employ a stock transfer agent to keep records of every outstanding stock certificate and the name of the person to whom it is registered. When stock is bought/sold, the transfer agent transfers the ownership of the stock from the seller's name to the buyer's name. The registrar reconciles all transfer records and makes sure that the number of shares debited is equal to the number of shares credited. GATX's transfer agent is Computershare. The transfer agent is responsible for transferring ownership of the Corporation's publicly-traded securities, and maintaining applicable records. The transfer agent also issues and cancels certificates, and typically responds to security holder inquiries, tallies proxies, issues dividend checks and more.

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10. How do I contact GATX's transfer agent?
Computershare
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021
Toll Free Number: 866-767-6259
TDD for Hearing Impaired: 800-231-5469
Outside the U.S.: 201-680-6578
TDD Outside the U.S.: 201-680-6610
www.computershare.com

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Dividends

11. What is GATX's dividend policy?
The Board of Directors of GATX recognizes the importance of the dividend to our shareholders. GATX has paid a quarterly dividend, uninterrupted, since 1919. The Board regularly reviews the appropriate level of the dividend. GATX's recent dividend history - including information on current payout, record date and date payable - is available on the Dividend History page under Stock Information on this website.

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12. How do I participate in GATX's dividend reinvestment program (DRIP)?
GATX's Transfer Agent can provide information on GATX's dividend reinvestment program.

Computershare
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021
Toll Free Number: 866-767-6259
TDD for Hearing Impaired: 800-231-5469
Outside the U.S.: 201-680-6578
TDD Outside the U.S.: 201-680-6610
www.computershare.com

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Fixed Income/Bonds

13. How can I find out more about GATX's bonds?
GATX provides information for current and prospective bondholders on this website under Fixed Income.

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14. What is GATX's credit rating?
GATX's current credit ratings from Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's can be found under Credit Ratings on this website.


Additional Information

15. How do I contact GATX's Investor Relations Department?
GATX Corporation
Investor Relations Department
222 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5314
Phone: 800-428-8161 or 312-621-6262
E-mail: ir@gatx.com

Jennifer McManus
Director, Investor Relations
Phone: 312.621.6409
Email: jennifer.mcmanus@gatx.com

Irma Dominguez
Investor Relations Coordinator
Phone: 312-621-8799
Fax: 312-621-6648
Email: irma.dominguez@gatx.com

Request line for materials
312-621-6300

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16. How can I get more information about GATX?
GATX provides substantial information on this website. To receive hard copies by mail or fax, please call the request line for materials at 312-621-6300, send a request through this website's Information Request page, or contact the Investor Relations Department:

GATX Corporation
Investor Relations Department
222 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5314
Phone: 800-428-8161
E-mail: ir@gatx.com

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17. How can I obtain information on GATX's latest results?
Each quarterly earnings release, annual report, 10-Q/10-K and supplemental financial data is available on this website under the Financial Information page of the Investor Relations section.

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Rail North America

18. What is Rail North America?
GATX is a leader in the rail leasing industry with more than 118 years of rail industry experience and expertise in specialized railcars. Rail North America comprises GATX’s wholly owned operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico and an affiliate investment. GATX is the leading global railcar lessor and owns one of the largest locomotive operating lease fleets in North America.

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19. Who are Rail North America's primary competitors?
Rail North America’s primary competitors are Union Tank Car Company, Wells Fargo Rail, the CIT Group, Trinity Industries Leasing Company, and SMBC Rail Services, LLC.

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20. Who are Rail North America's primary customers?
Rail North America has a large and diverse customer base, serving more than 700 customers, many of whom are leaders in the chemical, petroleum, food and transportation industries. In addition, GATX Rail North America supplies freight cars to most major railroads.

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Rail International

21. What is Rail International?
Rail International is comprised of GATX Rail Europe (“GRE”) and a wholly owned railcar leasing businesses in India (“Rail India”) and Russia (“Rail Russia”). GRE leases more than 23,000 railcars, predominantly tank cars, to customers throughout Europe. Rail India began operations in 2012 as the first company registered to lease railcars under the Indian Railways Wagon Leasing Scheme. In 2016, Rail India focused on pursuing investment opportunities in new and existing flat wagons, and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and the Indian Railways. Rail Russia established a wholly owned subsidiary in 2012 and owns a small fleet of freight cars.


ASC

22. What is American Steamship Company?
American Steamship Company ("ASC"), a subsidiary of GATX Corporation, provides waterborne transportation of dry bulk commodities on the Great Lakes with a fleet of 16 modern, self-unloading vessels. ASC has been operating on the Great Lakes for nearly 100 years, joining GATX in 1973.

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Portfolio Management

23. What is Portfolio Management?
Portfolio Management generates leasing, marine operating, asset remarketing and management fee income through a collection of diversified, wholly owned assets and joint venture investments.

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