Boxcars

Boxcars are generally used for loads which must be protected from the weather. They may be ordered with insulation, refrigeration, cushioning, bulkheads or damage free devices for protection against shifting, damage or temperature extremes during transit.

50 Foot Plain Boxcar

Commodities:  Paper, Lumber, Packaged Goods, Beverages

Feature Attribute
Wood or Steel Floors Nail blocking and bracing to the floor for a damage-free, secure shipment
Versatile Loading Capabilities Load the car the way your product requires (i.e. pallets, slip sheets, boxes, kegs)
Sliding or plug, single or double doors Designed multiple ways for a variety of loading options
Underframe Available in rigid or cushioned design to protect the load
Outside Length of Car Range from 55 to 60 feet
Cubic Capacity Range from 4,950 to 7,300 cubic feet
Gross Weight on Rail Range from 263,000 to 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 146,000 to 215,500 lbs.

60 Foot Plain Boxcar

Commodities:  Paper, Lumber, Packaged Goods, Coil Products, Beverages

Feature Attribute
Wood or Steel Floors Nail blocking and bracing to the floor for a damage-free, secure shipment
Versatile Loading Capabilities Load the car the way your product requires (i.e. pallets, slip sheets, boxes, kegs)
Lading Anchor System Used to secure product for a damage free and secure transit
Sliding or plug, single or double doors Designed multiple ways for a variety of loading options
Underframe Available in rigid or cushioned design to protect the load
Outside Length of Car Range from 66 to 69 feet
Cubic Capacity Range from 5,830 to 7,633 cubic feet
Gross Weight on Rail Range from 263,000 to 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 165,000 to 206,500 lbs.

Insulated Boxcar

Commodities:  Packaged Goods, Canned Goods, Beverages

Feature Attribute
Insulated Walls Protects product from extreme weather conditions
Wood or Steel Floors Nail blocking and bracing to the floor for a damage-free, secure shipment
Versatile Loading Capabilities Load the car the way your product requires (i.e. pallets, slip sheets, boxes, kegs)
Lading Anchor System Used to secure product for a damage free and secure transit
Sliding or plug, single or double doors Designed multiple ways for a variety of loading options
Underframe Available in rigid or cushioned design to protect the load
Outside Length of Car Range from 57 to 71 feet
Cubic Capacity Range from 4,700 to 6,560 cubic feet
Gross Weight on Rail Range from 263,000 to 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 133,400 to 200,000 lbs.

Boxcar Table

Car Types Product Type Managerial Car Kind Min Inside Length Min Inside Height Min Inside Width Min Door Width Min Load Capacity
50 Foot/70 Ton B50VAL70 BOXPL050 50' 9.09' 9.00' 10' 140,000 lbs.
50 Foot/75 Ton B50STD75 BOXPL050 50' 10.11' 9.06' 10' 150,000 lbs.
52 Foot/75 Ton B52STD75 BOXPL050 52' 10.11' 9.06' 16' 150,000 lbs.
50 Foot High Cube/90 Ton B50HC90 BOXPL050 50' 12.06' 9.06' 16' 180,000 lbs.
50 Foot High Cube/100 Ton B50HQ100 BOXPL050 50' 13.00' 9.06' 10' 200,000 lbs.
60 Foot/70 Ton B60VAL70 BOXPL060 60' 9.09' 9.00' 10' 140,000 lbs.
60 Foot/90 Ton B60STD90 BOXPL060 60' 10.11' 9.06' 10' 180,000 lbs.
60 Foot High Cube/100 Ton B60HQ100 BOXPL060 60' 13.00' 9.06' 16' 200,000 lbs.

Loading and Unloading

Contact our Shipment Quality Engineers for planning assistance with loading or unloading.