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.
Sparks showered the gondola car causing anything flammable to ignite.
While there isn't any one particular area where the bottleneck occurs, Dixon sees some issues when the end consumer receives a significant number of cars at one time, keeping the gondola car out of circulation for a longer period of time.
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 high-quality railcars, including bulk commodity cars, covered hopper cars, intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars, mill gondola cars, coil steel cars, boxcars and coal cars.
Its revenue reached RUB38.2 billion, up 16.8% yoy, driven by improved rail transportation volumes in Russia, improving gondola rates and efficient fleet management, with the overall empty-run ratio improving to 47% in 1H17 from 48% in 1H16 (38% from 39% for gondola cars).
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.
In 2012, LLP "Kazakhstan car-building company" has mastered the production of gondola cars of model 12-9941 with improved technical and economic characteristics.
The second case study, although not specifically involving piping, involved an assessment performed on coal gondola cars that developed buckles in their top chords.