Our Jumbo Box car exceeds Plate F clearance and is the latest design that meets industry standards for the shipment of auto parts or other general commodities.
With a gross rail load of 286,000 pounds, this car features a welded all-steel, external post construction.
Boasting an interior length of 86½ feet, a width of 8 feet, 7 inches and a ceiling height of 15 feet, 4 inches, it has an interior storage capacity that tops out at a stunning 11,384 cubic feet.
In addition, there are four rows of rub rails and a nailable steel floor capable of supporting a 50,000-pound forklift (front axle) load. Also provided are seven rack spacers.
An important feature is the "zero-protrusion" smooth interior walls that help reduce damage to the load.
This interior space is so massive that in addition to the bright white walls, there are four well-placed skylights for maximum visibility.
Depending on the intended service, door selection includes your choice of single plug doors, single or double plug doors, combination plug and sliding doors, or single or double sliding doors.
Other features of our Jumbo Box cars include 100-ton trucks and a conventional 10 by 12 air brake system with body mounted rigging as well as 13-2 inch active draft EOC cushioning.
With a lightweight of 102,000 pounds, this super-sized car provides a capacity of 184,000 pounds and a design that provides excellent durability and fatigue life.
A wide variety of other specialty item configurations are also available on our Jumbo Box cars.
All our railcars meet or exceed AAR requirements.