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Capacity

If you’re shipping freight to or from Mexico by the carload, BNSF Mexico has the equipment to meet your capacity needs. In fact, BNSF offers the newest, most modern fleet of equipment in the industry, ready to provide the Mexico freight transport services you require.



The Newest Carload Equipment

Fleet Age (in years)

 

Car TypeBNSFPrivateClass 1s
Boxcar 25 20 30
Covered Hopper 18 18 23
Flat Cars 12 25 23
Gondola 14 21 25
Open Hopper 20 14 28
Refrigerator 9 19 32
Overall Average 17 18 26

    Industry Leading Capacity Acquisition

    BNSF has led the industry with more than 20,000 railcar acquisitions from 2006-2011.

     

    EQUIPMENTACQUISITIONS (2006-11)
    Agricultural Covered Hoppers 8,868
    Industrial Products Covered Hoppers 750
    Taconite (Extended Length) 412
    Steel Triple Hoppers 210
    Coal Gondolas 2,020
    Coal Rapids 780
    Mill Gondolas (60 ft.) 405
    Plate F Boxcars (50 ft.) 380
    Pipe Flatcars 936
    Centerbeam Flatcars (73 ft.) 860
    Bulkhead Flatcars (62 ft.) 300
    Intermodal (40 ft. and 53 ft.) 2,003
    Automotive Multilevels 2,676
    Total 20,600

      Fleet Size

      EQUIPMENTFLEET SIZE
      Agricultural Covered Hoppers 15,500
      Industrial Products Covered Hoppers 2,100
      Taconite (Extended Length) 1,300
      Plate F Boxcars (50 ft.) 2,560
      Pipe Flatcars 1,482
      Centerbeam Flatcars (73 ft.) 4,900
      Bulkhead Flatcars (62 ft.) 1,583
      Total 29,425