Details for Reference Number GW-09.26.17-00

Woodchip Gondola
AAR Type:
Sale Type:
Sale Only
Quantity Avail:
Year(s) Built:
Load Capacity:
286 cap
73ft 10in
Expanding Info:
Accepting offers Sale only free move on NS
Note line drawing shows 263K, but the cars are actually 286K cars.
Also, concerning the previous service, most of the cars were in woodchips a few cars may have been C&D service at one time.
AAR Office Manual Rule 88.C.1.b.(2).(c) on page 14.
“Newly Acquired Units retain the same interchange status that existed before the acquisition. For instance, a unit that has free/unrestricted interchange status before the acquisition does not require upgrade to a higher standard to maintain that same interchange status as long as there is no modification, increase in gross rail load, or increase in the service life of the unit.”
AAR Car Type: E707
Outside Length: 73 ft 10 in
Height of Extreme: 9 ft 11 in
Extreme Width: 9 ft 11 in
Mech Design: GTS
Extreme Length: 73 ft 10 in
Extreme Height: 16 ft 3 in
Inside Length: 68 ft 9 in
Inside Height: 12 ft 8 in
Inside Width: 8 ft 1 in
Ownership Code: 1
Built: 3/ 1977
Weighed Empty: 1977-03-01
Tare (Empty): 77200 LBS
Nominal Capacity: 208000 LBS
Cubic Capacity: 7526 CU FT
Load Limit: 208800 LBS
Plate Clearance: F
Cushion Under Frame: NO
Ht to Cntr Gravity: 5 ft 04 in
The cars, to my knowledge, have horizontal bracing across the top angles from one side to the other to stiffen the car but they do not have diagonal bracing which would normally run from side wall to the floor.
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