Although we specialize in oil tank rail cars for sale and oil tank railcars for lease we also have the ability to access the following types of railcars.
Boxcar (US), covered wagon (UIC) or van (UIC) – box shape with roof and side or end doors.
CargoSprinter – a self propelled container flatcar.
Coil car – a specialized type of rolling stock designed for the transport of coils of sheet metal, particularly steel. They are considered a subtype of the gondola car, though they bear little resemblance to a typical gondola.
Conflat (UK) – A flat truck for carrying containers.
Covered wagon (UIC), van (UIC) or boxcar (US) – fully enclosed wagon for moisture-susceptible goods.
Covered hopper – similar to open top hoppers but with a cover for weather and temperature-sensitive loads.
Double-Stack Car (or well car) – specialized cars designed for carrying shipping containers. These have a "well" with a very low bottom floor to allow double stacking.
Flatcar (or flat) – for larger loads that don’t load easily into a boxcar. Specialized types such as the depressed-center flatcar (aka "well car") exist for oversize items or the Schnabel car for even larger and heavier loads. With the advent of containerized freight, special types of flatcars were built to carry standard shipping containers and semi-trailers.
Gondola (US) – railroad car with an open top but enclosed sides and ends, for bulk commodities and other goods that might slide off.
Hoppers – similar to gondolas but with bottom dump doors for easy unloading of things like coal, ore, grain, cement, ballast and the like. Short hoppers for carrying iron ore are called ore jennys in the US.
Lorry (US) – An open wagon (UIC) or gondola (US) with a tipping trough, often found in mines. See also Tippler.
Lowmac (UK) – A low-floor wagon for carrying machinery.
Milk car – a tank car for carrying milk.
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Open wagon (UIC) – railway wagon with an open top but enclosed sides and ends, for bulk commodities and other goods that might slide off.
Refrigerator car (or reefer) – a refrigerated subtype of boxcar.
Roll-block – a train designed to carry another railway train.
Rolling highway – a train designed to carry trucks and/or semi-trailers
Side Dump Cars – used to transport roadbed materials such as, ballast, riprap, and large stone, and are able to unload anywhere along the track.
Schnabel car – specialized freight car for heavy or oversized loads.
Slate wagon – specialized freight cars used to transport slate.
Spine car, a center sill and side sill only car with lateral arms to support intermodal containers. No deck.
Stock Car – for the transport of livestock.
Tank car (US), tank wagon (UIC) (or tanker) – for the transportation of liquids or gases.
Tippler (UK) – An open wagon with no doors or roof which are unloaded by being inverted on a Wagon Tippler (UK) or Rotary car dumper (US). They are, used for minerals, such as coal, limestone and iron ore as well as other bulk cargo. See also Lorry.
Transporter wagon – a wagon designed to carry other railway equipment.