Dynastack®


FreightCar America's Dynastack® is a 5-unit all steel mechanically fastened/welded car with container supports for two twenty-foot containers or one forty-foot container in each well. One forty-foot to forty-eight foot container can be stacked on top of the first row of container(s) in each well. 

The 5-unit car will also have the capability to handle fifty-three foot containers in the top positions of up to three wells as applicable. The design dimensions of the car conform to AAR clearance diagram Plate H.  The car is designed for a track gauge of 4'- 8 1/2".



 

Specifications and Dimensions

Dynastack® Container Car

Length

Truck Centers for Each Intermediate Unit

610"

50'-10"

Truck Centers for Each End Unit

605"

50'-5"

Over Pulling Face of Couplers

 

266’-10 ½”

Total length Between Container Guides of Each Well

482.125”

40’-2 1/8”

Width

Extreme Width

119"

9’-11”

Minimum Width Between Container Guides

98.50”

8’-2 ½”

Height

Coupler Height (Maximum)

34.50”

2’-10 ½”

Rail to Top of Container Guides

64.635”

5’-4 5/8”

Rail to Jacking Pad

30.00”

2’-6”

Capacity/Weights

Railcar Lightweight (pounds)

170,200 Lbs.

Maximum Gross Rail Load (pounds)

801,700 Lbs.

 

Load Limit (est.)

126,300 Lbs. per unit

Curve Negotiability

Coupled to Like Car (Minimum)

250 Foot Radius

Uncoupled

180 Foot Radius