Sliding Wall Wagon Unit with Permanent Short Coupler

This freight wagon is designed for multi-purpose use and is equipped with bipartite sliding walls. The sliding walls, in opened position, allows approximately 50% of loading length, which simplifies loading and unloading. Both single cars are connected with a short coupler in accordance with UIC 572, Section 3.1.3.3. The Hirrs unit is mainly suited for transporting euro-pallets, bundled long material, smaller containers and lumber. The wagon profiles are constructed in accordance with the Swedish gauge profile ā€Cā€œ. The underframe has been designed for an axle load of 25 t. The maximum travelling speed of a loaded wagon is 100 km/h. In empty condition, the wagon can run at 120 km/h. The wagon meets the requirements of the BGB 1414/1993/Schlv. noise standards.

Dimensions

Length Inside
15.146m
Width, Inside
2.9m
Length, Over Buffers
16.5m
Width, Extreme
2.99m
Height, Inside
2.85m
Door Opening, Width
7.393m
Height, Extreme
4.295m
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold
1.2m
Clearance
G1

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
16.5t
Gross Rail Load
45t
Load Limit
28.5t
Cubic Capacity
119m
Gallon Capacity
N/A

Curve Negotiability Radius

Curve Radius Uncoupled Single Wagon
75m
Coupled to Like Car
150m
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