Gondolas

Designed to ship heavy bulk commodities that includes scrap metal, aggregates, logs, lumber, scrap steel, etc.

52 Foot Gondola

Commodities:  Scrap Metal, Aggregates, Steel, Sand, Copper, Iron Ore 

Feature Attribute
Extremely Sturdy Open Design Allows for rugged unfinished commodities 
Large flat interior design with side walls More flexible than a flat car
Length of Car 52 ft.
Width of Car 9' 6"
Height of Car Range from 4' 6" to 5' 6"
Gross Weight on Rail Range from 263,000 to 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 158,000 to 267,000 lbs.

65 Foot Gondola

Commodities:  Scrap Metal, Steel

Feature Attribute
Extremely Sturdy Open Design Allows for rugged unfinished commodities 
Large flat interior design with side walls More flexible than a flat car
Length of Car 65 ft.
Width of Car Range from 8 to 10 ft.
Height of Car Range from 5 to 6 ft.
Gross Weight on Rail Range from 263,000 to 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 176,000 to 214,000 lbs.

A-Gons

Commodities:  Aggregates

Feature Attribute
Extremely Sturdy Open Design Used for aggregates only
Large "V" shape interior design Designed for car top unloading
Length of Car Range from 36 to 47 ft.
Width of Car Range from 8 to 10 ft.
Height of Car Range from 7 to 8 ft.
Gross Weight on Rail 286,000 lbs.
Load Limit Range from 229,000 to 244,000 lbs.

Loading and Unloading

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