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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, iron or steel plate, and other related products. The side height can be manufactured to customer specifications. 

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Dimensions

Length Inside
52'-6"
Width, Inside
9'-8"
Length, Over Couplers
57'-9 1/2"
Width, Extreme
10'-6 3/4"
Height, Inside
5'-6"
Height, Extreme
9'-1 13/16"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold
2'-10 1/2"
Clearance
AAR PLATE C, C-1

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
68,300 lbs
Gross Rail Load
286,000 lbs
Load Limit
217,700 lbs
Capacity
2,791 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
150'
Coupled to Like Car
218'
Coupled to Base Car
216'
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