Longitudinal Coil Gondola

This 42’ gondola is specifically designed for transporting steel coils. The inside, longitudinal trough and top chords secure the steel during transit. The gondola is capable of shipping coils ranging from 35” to 86” in diameter. We also provide a custom fit, reliable cover to protect your steel until it unloaded at its destination.

Longitudinal Coil Gondola


Length, Over Couplers 52’-10”
Length, Trough 42’
Height, Extreme 7’-6 11/12”
Width, Extreme 10’-3”
Clearance AAR Plate B


Light Weight 47,700 lbs
Load Limit 238,300 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 35”–86-3/4” coils

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 205′
Coupled to Like Car 185′

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