Among the recent developments in the U.S.A. for the conveying of granulated and powered products by rail is a new type of container and platform bogie wagon. This special equipment was developed by the Shippers' Car Line Corporation. The bogie wagon which is standard gauge, is 54 ft. 2 in. over buffers, and has an overall width of 10 ft. 1-1/4 in. The total container area is 2,072 cu. ft. and the loaded weight is 50.6 short tons. The wagon is capable of carrying 28 containers each of 74. cu. ft. capacity, and can be loaded or unloaded by fork lift truck. The placing of the containers on the wagon is simplified by means of inserts let into the flooring, and the containers are locked in position by means of side and top transverse bars.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1955-8-19

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  • Accession Number: 00039646
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM