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Rotary Aluminum Gondolas

Rotary Aluminum Gondola

All specifications are approximate and may vary between car builders and car owner specifications.

Specifications Table Diagram  
Coupled Length 53.1 ft
Net Carrying Capacity 121 tons
Gross Weight on Rail 143 tons
Door Actuation N/A

Aluminum Bottom Discharge

Aluminum Bottom Discharge

All specifications are approximate and may vary between car builders and car owner specifications.

Specifications Table Diagram  
Coupled Length** 53.1 ft
Net Carrying Capacity 117 tons
Gross Weight on Rail 143 tons
Door Actuation Remote Air Activated Release

** Required length for rotary gondolas but only required for bottom discharge equipment if equipped with rotary couplers.

Steel Manual

Steel Manual

All specifications are approximate and may vary between car builders and car owner specifications.

Specifications Table Diagram  
Coupled Length** 53.1 ft
Net Carrying Capacity* 102 tons
Gross Weight on Rail* 131.5 tons
Door Actuation Manual Door Release

* Majority of steel equipment in coal service is restricted to 131.5 gross weight on rail. Some recently built equipment is capable of 143 tons.

** Required length for rotary gondolas but only required for bottom discharge equipment if equipped with rotary couplers.

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