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We are entirely focused on finding and placing railcars to match industry requirements

  1. Tell us exactly what your needs are: whether you want to get, sell, or store cars;
  2. Always try to be as specific as you can with your request with car requirements

  3. We search the industry and our database, drawing upon a wide range of sources; and then,
  4. We present you with options.

It costs you nothing and takes just a couple of minutes to fill out the request forms, let us do the rest.

The Types Of Rail Cars We Sell and Lease

Boxcar

boxcars on the train rail road

Boxcars carry a wide variety of freight and are fully enclosed. Doors can be on the side, ends, or top. Because they are enclosed, boxcars protect the freight inside from the weather during transport. These rectangular boxes carry a wide variety of freight, usually crated or palletized goods.

Double-door boxcars are a common variant and contain two sliding doors on each side instead of one.

Refrigerated Boxcar

Refrigerated Boxcars are for perishable freight because they are temperature controlled. Fresh produce, frozen foods, meat, poultry, seafood, and dairy products are usually transported in refrigerated boxcars.

A common variant of the boxcar is the refrigerated boxcar, which utilizes its enclosure to maintain temperature control for goods.

These also differ from insulated or ventilated boxcars in that they are not only temperature controlled, but they are fitted with their own apparatuses for cooling.

refrigerated boxcars on the rail road

Center beams

center beam car

Similar to flat cars, center beams are railcars meant to carry building equipment and supplies in bundles.

They are flat-bottomed, and a longitudinal I-beam runs down the center. This beam not only adds strength to the car, but it helps protect cargo from damage during transport.

Center Beams must have equal weights of cargo on either side in order to prevent tipping over. Center beams carry bundled goods like lumber, wallboard, fence posts, and other building supplies.

Hopper Cars

Hopper cars are large freight cars that are used for transporting loose bulk cargo, often grain, coal, rock, or ore. Hopper cars can be either open-topped or covered, depending on what is being transported.

Covered hopper cars protect sensitive cargo like sugar or grain that is at risk of being ruined by the weather.
hopper rail car

Covered Hoppers

covered hopper rail car
Covered Hoppers are great for free-flowing dry bulk commodities like cement, roofing granules, sand, corn, wheat, barley, fertilizer, soda ash, sugar, and rice.

Hoppers feature an open-top into which products can be loaded and a sloped floor that allows products to be unloaded through doors at the bottom using gravity. The top is then covered to protect the contents inside.

Open-Top Hoppers

Open-top hoppers are similar to covered hoppers with the difference being that open-top hoppers do not have covers, so they are better suited to freight that can be exposed to the elements.

open top hopper rail car

Tank Car Compressed

Tanker Train

Compressed tank cars carry liquid commodities like chemicals, molasses, edible tallow, water, and diesel fuel. The body of a tank car is literally a tank designed to hold liquids.

Coil Cars

Coil cars are round-topped railcars meant for the transportation of coils, usually sheet metals like steel. They come in a variety of lengths, tonnage, and capacities for specialized commodities. They keep cargo secure and can be easily customized.

coil car

Flatcars

flatcars

Flatcars are open-topped railcars primarily used to transport industrial parts like pipes, rails, or steel machinery. You may have also seen them carrying stacks of lumber or large vehicles like tractors or tanks. As you can guess, these cars are low to the ground and completely flat..

Gondolas

Like flat cars, gondolas are open-topped railcars. However, gondolas have low side walls mean to keep loose materials from falling out. Essentially, they are flat cars with sides.

Gondolas typically carry heavy bulk cargo like sand, iron ore, scrap metal, or copper. Because of their open-topped design, gondolas are usually filled with items that aren’t at risk of being damaged by elements like wind or rain.

gondola rail car

Tank Cars

tank car

Tank cars are rail cars designed to hold compressed liquids such as water, chemicals, or fuel. They are usually cylindrical in shape and can hold upward of 30,000 gallons at their largest.

Tank cars provide one of the safest and most reliable ways to transport hazardous liquids. Almost 100% of hazmat, or hazardous materials, that are moved using tank cars arrive at their destinations without being compromised for any reason.

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Common Rail Car Questions

How Much Does a New Railcar Cost to Buy?

The cost of a train car varies depending on the type of car and its features. For example, a passenger train car may cost more than a freight train car. The cost also depends on the train car’s brand, model, and year. On average, a train car costs between $100,000 and $200,000.

Some train cars may cost more or less than this depending on the factors mentioned above. When purchasing a train car, it is essential to compare prices from different sellers to get the best deal. Train cars are an expensive investment, so be sure to do your research before purchasing.


How Much Does it Cost to Buy an Old Railroad Car?

If you’re interested in purchasing an old rail car, there are a few things you need to know. First, it’s essential to know how much money you’re willing to spend. Rail cars can vary significantly in price, depending on their age, condition, and amenities. For example, an older car might cost less than $5,000, while a newer model with more features could cost upwards of $50,000. It’s also important to factor in the cost of shipping and repairs. Shipping costs can vary depending on the distance the car needs to travel, and repairs might be necessary if the car is not in working order. Purchasing an old rail car can be costly, but it can also be fun and exciting to add to your collection.


Can I Buy an Old Rail Car?

Yes! There are a few ways that consumers can purchase old rail cars. One is to find a company like us specializing in selling used rail cars. See below for the different types of cars that we have available.


Can a Civilian Own a Train?

In the United States, it is perfectly legal for a civilian to purchase and operate a train. This may surprise some, as trains are often associated with large corporations or the government. However, no law restricts ownership of trains to only these entities. Several private companies offer passenger and freight services via their own private rail lines. And while owning your own personal train may be a bit out of reach for most people, it is possible if you have the resources and the interest.


Our mission is to match each customer with a railcar solution that meets or exceeds their requirements, under the best terms available.

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