66′ Mill Gondola

These rugged mill gondolas are used for the transport of scrap steel, iron or steel plate, structural steel and other related products. The 66’ gondola design features a tubular top chord with a 3/8-inch thick floor with pinned connections between the sides and ends of the railcar to provide extra strength and flexibility to resist damage. The side height can be manufactured to customer specifications.

Dimensions

Length, Inside 66′
Length, Over Couplers 71′-3.5″
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold 2′-10.5″
Width, Inside 9′
Width, Extreme 9′-10.75″
Height, Inside 6′
Height, Extreme 9′-7.8125″
Clearance AAR Plate C, C-1

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight 78,000 lbs
Load Limit 208,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 3,564 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 180′
Coupled to Base Car 278′
Coupled to Like Car 282′

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