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Norfolk Southern offers three types of rail cars for transporting automotive equipment.

Multilevel Cars

automotive-rack

Automotive manufacturers can select among unilevel, bilevel, and trilevel cars depending on the height of vehicles to be transported.

For more information on unilevel cars, please visit our Automotive Marketing’s Unilevel information page.

Automotive multilevel car types: unilevel | bilevel | trilevel

Boxcar

automotive-boxcar

The automotive boxcar offers enclosed storage with doors on the side for transporting automotive parts that require protection from the weather. The car has a double regular center or double plug center, rub rails, reflectorization, rack retainers, bulkheads, and column load dividers.

Automotive boxcar types: 60 ft | 86 ft

Assigned car storage tariff: NS 6004-C (Item 800)

 

Flat Car

automotive-specialized-flat-car

The automotive flat car features a flat floor with no side or roof for  transporting automotive frames that do not require protection from the weather. 

Inside platform length: 89’4”

Load capacity: 70 tons

Automotive flat car types: specialized flat car

 

For more information

Automotive Service Center: 888-649-9723

Systems Manager Auto Cust. Svc. & Dist.:
Richard B. Ledford
Phone: 404-658-2019
Email: Richard.Ledford@nscorp.com

Automotive - Multilevels & Boxcars
Manager: Mike Rimer
Phone: 404-658-2176
Email: Mike.Rimer@nscorp.com