High-Sided Gondola featuring Ultra-High-Strength Steel™

The 52’-6” mill gondola railcar, featuring fixed ends, is built to meet AAR M-1001 specifications. Utilizing an innovative formula for steel, these gondolas achieve a reduction in unloaded weight by up to 13,000 pounds.


Overall Length, Inside 52’-6 1/4”
Length, Over Couplers 57’-11 1/2”
Width, Inside 9’-4”
Width, Extreme 10’-6 5/8”
Height, Inside 8’-8”
Height, Extreme 12’-4 1/4”
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 62,000 lbs.
Load Limit 223,000 lbs.
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs.
Capacity 4,230 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

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

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