Steel Coil

Explore Our Steel Coil Rail Car Options

While steel coils are a common part of what could eventually become everything from metal school lockers and home appliances, it’s important that the steel is protected from weather damage while being transported. We offer longitudinal coil gondolas that have a single trough in the middle of the car, transverse coil gondolas with 5 different troughs for various sized steel coils and transverse coil gondolas with 10 troughs for loading various sized steel coils.

Available models

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
Availability: Contact us for detailed specifications on available cars. Contact Us

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