Drop Deck Center Partition Car

This riserless center partition car with a depressed center deck provides for a 15% increase in board feet capacity. The additional volume permits the car to reach its rated weight capacity when hauling dry lumber. The car is equipped with 15-inch end-of-car cushioning. The center partition structure is rectangular, with no part of the truss over the load area.

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Dimensions

Length Inside
73'
Width, Inside
9'
Length, Over Couplers
80' 2.5"
Width, Extreme
9' 8.625"
Height, Inside
12' 2.0625"
Door Opening, Width
N/A
Height, Extreme
16' 9.9375"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold
1' 10.5"
Clearance
AAR PLATE F

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
63,000 lbs.
Gross Rail Load
286,000 lbs.
Load Limit
223,000 lbs.
Cubic Capacity
N/A
Gallon Capacity
N/A

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to Like Car
172'
Coupled to Base Car
256'
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