gondola car

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a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof


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Our tour guide expertly pops through the crowd, collects her passenger list from the stationary gondola car, which serves as the ticket booth.
With the refugees crying and screaming in the gondola car, Foster barreled the train straight into the fire.
Adding to the overall trend, the rail industry has had some difficult issues throughout the past several months-from shortages of gondola cars to sharply higher shipping rates--which are allowing many of the trucking companies to extend their business into areas that typically were heavily focused on rail movement.
Kneen says an auto logger such as Al-jon's 580 model shapes the scrap into a configuration that allows it to stack efficiently inside a rail gondola car or other transport container, such as a dump trailer.
Plus, a typical rail gondola car used to haul ferrous scrap can carry as much as four times as much ferrous scrap as a standard truck.
FreightCar America designs and builds railcars, including coal cars, bulk commodity cars, covered hopper cars, intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars, mill gondola cars, coil steel cars and boxcars.
Greenhill Reload owns 22 log rail cars and 15 gondola cars, plus log loaders and front-end loaders, according to the application.
With the pilot, CN will produce CanaPuxTM pellets for further large-scale supply chain testing, including movement of pux in rail gondola cars, unloading at port locations, storage in ground piles and loading of ships.
The second case study, although not specifically involving piping, involved an assessment performed on coal gondola cars that developed buckles in their top chords.
However, the picture on tariffs is different, as prices for gondola cars have broadly stabilised at 10-15% below the average 2012 price.
FreightCar America designs and builds coal cars, bulk commodity cars, flat cars, mill gondola cars, intermodal cars, coil steel cars and motor vehicle carriers.
Its 34 gondola cars will be able to carry up to 2,500 people per hour, and two million passengers a year are expected.
It also leases 70 gondola cars, open-top cars for carrying loose bulk material, such as scrap metal, Mr.
Rescuers climbed a snow-covered slope at the Ontake ski resort in the state of Nagano, forced open the doors of 17 of the gondola cars and lowered the passengers by rope one at a time to the ground about 20 yards below, said police spokeswoman Akiko Fuseya.