Why modern fleets matter

For Mitsui Rail Capital, the average fleet age is 9 years old.
The average fleet age in the industry is more than 17 years old.
Lower Maintenance Frequency Keeps Cars in Service
Safer and More Efficient Loading and Unloading Process
Optimized Cars Ensure Maximum Loading Capacity
Our Cars Remain Compliant with Latest Regulations
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Railcars We Offer

Jumbo Covered Hopper
Jumbo Covered Hopper
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Due to the expensive nature of drying commodities such as distillers grain, jumbo covered hoppers are a practical choice if you need to ship large amounts of product that must have protection from damage caused by weather.

Specifications
Length: 69 feet
Cubic Capacity: 6,500 cubic feet
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 217,000 pounds
Commodities
» DDG
» Grain
» Grain Meal
» Soybean
» Sunflower Seeds
Large Covered Hopper
Large Covered Hopper
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Our large covered hoppers are all-steel and designed for plastic resin pellets, with over 6,200 cubic feet to allow for maximum payloads. Products are loaded through 10 hatches at the top of the railcar and unloaded through bottom outlets.

Specifications
Length: 68 feet, 3 1/2 inches
Inside Length: 62 feet, 11 inches
Cubic Capacity: 6,200 cubic feet
Height: 15 feet, 5 11/16 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 220,000 pounds
Commodities
» Plastic Pellets
Medium Covered Hopper
Medium Covered Hopper
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Our medium covered hoppers are all-steel and designed for dry bulk loads that require protection from the weather – including corn, soybeans, meal, wheat, grains and other products. Products are loaded through top hatches and unloaded through wide, gravity gates at the bottom of the railcar.

Specifications
Length: 58 feet
Inside Length: 52 feet, 10 1/8 inches
Cubic Capacity: 5,800 cubic feet
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 224,000 pounds
Commodities
» Corn
» Grain
» Soybean
» Wheat
Small Covered Hopper
Small Covered Hopper
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Our small covered hoppers are designed for dry bulk loads that require protection from the weather – including cement, sand, roofing granules and other materials. The all-steel hoppers are equipped with three 30-inch diameter roof hatches for loading and two gravity discharge outlets.

Specifications
Length: 41 feet, 10 inches
Inside Length: 37 feet, 2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 3,200 cubic feet
Height: 15 feet, 4 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 233,000 pounds
Commodities
» Cement
» Roofing Granules
» Sand
Carbon Black Covered Hopper
Carbon Black Covered Hopper
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If you’re shipping a product with strict guidelines like carbon black, it’s beneficial to choose a specialized railcar designed specifically for that material.

Specifications
Length: 51 feet, 7 1/2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 4,575 cubic feet
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 233,000 pounds
Commodities
» Carbon Black
Specialty Covered Hoppers
Specialty Covered Hoppers
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We are willing to work with you on any specialty covered hopper configurations to meet your specific needs. Cars can be built in various capacities and materials, such as stainless steel or with linings. They can also be designed for gravity, pneumatic and pressure differential unloading.

Specifications
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Commodities
» Fertilizers
» Flour
» Soda Ash
» Sodium Chlorate
» Sugar
25k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
25k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
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These 25,500-gallon tank cars are typically used in flammable chemical and crude oil services.  All cars have the latest design with exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 57 feet, 2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 25,500 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 197,000 pounds
Tank Description: DOT 117J100W
Commodities
» Chemicals
» Crude Oil
» Flammables
28k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
28k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
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These 28,800-gallon tank cars are typically used in flammable services and are ideal for diesel and biodiesel applications. They can be used for crude oil and other flammable applications. All cars have the latest design with exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 56 feet, 6 inches
Cubic Capacity: 28,800 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 192,900 pounds
Tank Description: DOT117JJ100W1
Commodities
» Crude Oil
» Diesel
» Flammables
» Gasoline
» Jet Fuel
» Vegetable Oil
30k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Non-Coiled, Non-Insulated)
30k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Non-Coiled, Non-Insulated)
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These tank cars are typically used in flammable services for crude oil, ethanol and methanol – as well as many other flammable liquids. All cars have the latest design with exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 59 feet, 4 inches
Cubic Capacity: 30,500 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 194,900 pounds
Tank Description: DOT 117J100W
Commodities
» Biodiesel
» Chemicals
» Crude Oil
» Diesel
» Ethanol
» Flammables
» Gasoline
» Jet Fuel
» Methanol
400# Large Pressure Tank (Thermally Protected)
400# Large Pressure Tank (Thermally Protected)
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These pressurized tank cars are typically used for liquified gasses in hazardous service such as propylene. All cars are designed with thermal protection to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 65 feet, 8 1/2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 33,690 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 263,000 pounds
Load Limit: 154,600 pounds
Tank Description: DOT 112J400W
Commodities
» Chemicals
» Flammables
» LPG
» Propane
» Propylene
340# Large Pressure Tank (Thermally Protected)
340# Large Pressure Tank (Thermally Protected)
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These pressurized tank cars are typically used for liquified gasses in hazardous services such as LPG, propane and butane. All cars are designed with thermal protection to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 65 feet, 8 1/2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 33,690 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 263,000 pounds
Load Limit: 161,500 pounds
Tank Description: DOT 112J340W
Commodities
» Chemicals
» Flammables
» LPG
» Propane
Specialty Tank Car
Specialty Tank Car
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We are willing to work with you on any specialty tank car configurations to meet your specific needs. Cars sized 16,000-30,000 gallons can be provided, including stainless steel and fully-lined cars.

Specifications
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Commodities
» Corn Syrup
» HCL
» Hydrogen Peroxide
» Nitric Acid
Open-Top Hopper
Open-Top Hopper
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Our aluminum open-top hoppers are specifically designed to carry the maximum amount of coal. Many of our coal hoppers are equipped with both bottom-gate unloading and rotary couplers, which allow for rotary dumping of the car’s contents.

We also provide open-top hoppers for bulk commodities unaffected by weather and are unloaded from under the car.

Specifications
Length: 53 feet, 1 inch
Inside Length: 47 feet, 9 inches
Height: 13 feet, 4 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 236,600 pounds
Commodities
» Aggregates
» Coal
Coal Gondola
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
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
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
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
52ft Mill Gondola
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
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
Riserless Centerbeam
Riserless Centerbeam
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Centerbeams are designed to carry bundled building supplies, including dimensional lumber, wallboard and fence posts. They are essentially bulkhead flatcars reinforced by a longitudinal I-beam truss down the center of the railcar. Along with adding strength, the center truss helps protect cargo from damage caused by loads moving during transit. Due to their design, centerbeam cars must be loaded symmetrically, with equal payload on each side of the partition.

Specifications
Length: 80 feet, 6 1/2 inches
Inside Length: 73 feet
Height: 11 feet, 5 inches (max load height)
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 224,000 pounds
Commodities
» Construction Materials
» Lumber
53ft Unit Double-Stack Intermodal
53ft Unit Double-Stack Intermodal
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These 3-unit double-stack intermodal cars are used for domestic intermodal service. These cars are designed for maximum flexibility to the shipper, with 53 feet, 2 inches between container guides. They are equipped to carry two 20-foot-long containers or can carry one 40-, 45-, 48- or 53-foot container per car.

Specifications
Length: 204 feet, 5 1/2 inches
Gross Rail Load: 486,000 pounds
Load Limit: 120,000 pounds per car
Commodities
» Intermodal Containers
Single Pack Intermodal
Single Pack Intermodal
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These are modern, single platform railcars designed for 53-foot containers. The single platform offers maximum flexibility and accommodates the largest, industry-standard containers.

Specifications
Length: 67 feet, 9 inches
Inside Length: 53 feet
Height: 15 feet, 5 11/16 inches
Gross Rail Load: 220,000 pounds
Load Limit: 166,000 pounds
Commodities
» Intermodal Containers
50ft Plug Door Boxcar
50ft Plug Door Boxcar
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We have a young fleet of 50-feet boxcars that features all-steel construction and a variety of door configurations including both 10-feet and 12-feet door openings.

Specifications
Length: 58 feet, 2 inches
Inside Length: 50 feet, 6 inches
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 216,000 pounds
Door Opening: 10-12 feet
Plate Clearance: Plate F
Commodities
» Appliances
» Auto Parts
» Construction Materials
» Consumer Goods
» Paper
60ft Plug Door Boxcar
60ft Plug Door Boxcar
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We have a young fleet of 60-feet boxcars that features all-steel construction and a variety of door configurations, including both 10-feet and 12-feet door openings.

Specifications
Length: 67 feet, 10 inches
Inside Length: 60 feet, 9 inches
Height: 17 feet
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 209,000 pounds
Door Opening: 10-12 feet
Plate Clearance: Plate F
Commodities
» Appliances
» Auto Parts
» Construction Materials
» Consumer Goods
» Paper