52' Mill Gondola Car

52' Mill Gondola Car

Greenbrier has designed a rugged mill gondola product line for the steel industry and other heavy-duty applications.  The 52’6” gondola design features a tubular top chord with a 3/8 inch thick floor with pinned connections between the sides and ends of the car to provide extra strength and flexibility to resist damage.  The car is used for the transport of scrap steel, waste, iron or steel plate, and other related products.  The side height can be manufactured to customer specifications. 

Dimensions
Length Inside 52' 6"
Width, Inside 9' 8"
Length, Over Couplers 57' 9.5"
Width, Extreme 10' 6.75"
Height, Inside 6'
Door Opening, Width N/A
Height, Extreme 9' 6.125"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold N/A
Clearance AAR PLATE C
Weight/Capacity
Light Weight 68,500lbs.
Gross Rail Load 286,000lbs.
Load Limit 217,000lbs.
Cubic Capacity 3,045'
Gallon Capacity N/A
Curve Negotiability Radius
Uncoupled 150'
Coupled to Like Car 218'
Coupled to Base Car 216'