Gondola

Explore Our Gondola Rail Car Options

We offer a wide variety of gondolas that can be fit for your application. We have coal gondolas for maximized coal loading, longitudinal coil and traverse coil gondolas (both 5-trough or 10-trough) for steel coil or open-top mill gondolas. We have among the best-maintained gondolas in the industry and cover industries ranging from coal, finished steel, steel coil, construction materials, pipe, scrap and more. The gondolas come in both covered or open, and dimensions are addressed to fit your needs.

Available models

52ft Mill Gondola
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Our mill gondolas are perfect for shipping scrap steel and other commodities unaffected by weather. They are among the best-maintained mill gondolas in the industry.

Specifications
Length: 56 feet, 11 inches
Inside Length: 52 feet, 6 inches
Height: 5 feet, 6 inches (inside)
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 220,000 pounds
Commodities
» Construction Materials
» Finished Steel
» Pipe
» Scrap
Open Top Mill Gondola
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Our mill gondolas are perfect for shipping scrap steel and other commodities not affected by weather. They are among the best maintained mill gondolas in the industry.

Specifications
Length: 53 feet, 1 inch
Inside Length: 47 feet
Cubic Capacity: 4,000 cubic feet
Gross Rail Load: 268,000 pounds
Load Limit: 203,000 pounds
Commodities
» Construction Materials
» Finished Steel
» Pipe
» Scrap
Coal Gondola
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Our coal gondolas are high-capacity, open-top railcars specifically designed to maximize coal loading. These aluminum railcars have solid bottoms and can only be used when rotary discharge is available. Their design makes them a leader in the industry, with a carrying capability of 122 tons of coal.

Specifications
Length: 53 feet, 1 inch
Inside Length: 47 feet, 9 inches
Cubic Capacity: 5,520 cubic feet
Height: 12 feet, 9 1/2 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 244,300 pounds
Commodities
» Coal
Longitudinal Coil Gondola
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Longitudinal coil gondolas feature a single trough running longitudinally down the center of the car. These cars are equipped with steel covers to protect the coils in the car from weather damage.

These cars are equipped to handle steel coils up to 84 inches in diameter.

Specifications
Length: 51 feet, 10 1/2 inches
Inside Length: 42 feet
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 231,000 pounds
Commodities
» Finished Steel
» Steel Coils
5-Trough Transverse
Coil Gondola
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This transverse coil gondola features 5 individual troughs for loading various size steel coils. These cars are equipped with steel covers to protect the coils from weather damage.

Specifications
Length: 57 feet, 11 1/4 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 221,500
Commodities
» Finished Steel
» Steel Coils
10-Trough Transverse
Coil Gondola
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This transverse coil gondola is a specialty coil car featuring 10 individual troughs for loading various sizes of steel coils in the same car. These cars also can accommodate 84-foot coils on each end, in addition to smaller coils at the same time. These cars are equipped with steel covers to protect the coils from weather damage.

Specifications
Length: 58 feet, 9 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 220,000 pounds
Commodities
» Finished Steel
» Steel Coils