Maxi-Stack® IV Car

The Maxi-Stack IV car is the mainstay of the United States domestic double-stack car fleet because it provides the optimum balance between tare weight and capacity. It is a three-unit, articulated double-stack car that can handle containers from 20’ to 53’ long in the well and containers from 40’ to 57’ in the top position.

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Dimensions

Length Inside
63' 1"
Width, Inside
N/A
Length, Over Couplers
203' 9.75"
Width, Extreme
10' 8"
Height, Inside
N/A
Door Opening, Width
N/A
Height, Extreme
20' 3"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold
5'
Clearance
N/A

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
125,000lbs.
Gross Rail Load
485,000lbs.
Load Limit
360,000lbs.
Cubic Capacity
N/A
Gallon Capacity
N/A

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to Like Car
306'
Coupled to Base Car
302'
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