Tank Car

Tank Car

Tank Car Details Tank cars are designed to carry hazardous and non-hazardous, low, medium and high pressure liquid and gaseous bulk commodities. There are many types of tank cars in a wide range of sizes based on the commodity characteristics including D.O.T. hazard class, weight per gallon, vapor pressure and viscosity. Some tank cars require sprayed on interior coatings or linings which prevent contamination to the commodities or damage to the cars. Tank cars are highly regulated by the Department of Transportation and require periodic, extensive, time and mileage based inspections. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Detailed specifications available upon request. (Pictured: 33,690 Gallon Medium Pressure Tank Car) Commodities » Bulk liquids &...
Large Covered Hopper

Large Covered Hopper

Large Covered Hopper Details All steel large covered hoppers are designed for carrying plastic resin pellets. MRC’s fleet of plastic pellet railcars are all over 6,200 cubic feet allowing for maximum payloads and efficiencies. Cars are loaded through 10 hatches at the top of the railcar and unloaded through bottom outlets. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 68’3.5″ Inside Length 62’11” Height 15’5-11/16″ Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 220,000 lbs Commodities » Plastic resin...
Medium Covered Hopper

Medium Covered Hopper

Medium Covered Hopper Details Medium, all steel Covered Hoppers are designed for carrying dry bulk loads which require protection from the weather, such as corn, soybeans and meal, wheat, other grains, and other products. Products are loaded through top hatches and unloaded through wide, gravity gates at the bottom of the railcar. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 58′ Inside Length 52’-10 1/8” Cubic Capacity 5,188 c.f. Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 224,000 lbs Commodities » Corn » Grain » Soybean »...
Specialty

Specialty

Specialty Details MRC works with customers to design and acquire commodity specific railcars or railcars designed with special accommodations. Our design and engineering team will work closely with you to match a railcar to your specific requirements, and to maximize shipping efficiencies. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Detailed specifications available upon request. (Pictured: Carbon Black...
Intermodal

Intermodal

Intermodal Details These are modern, single platform railcars designed for 53’ containers. The single platform offers maximum flexibility while the size of car accommodates the largest, industry standard containers. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 67’9″ Inside Length 53′ Height 15’5-11/16″ Gross Rail Load 220,000 lbs Load Limit 166,000...