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The Double Stack Container Car Manual
The Double Stack Container Car Manual Our Price: $19.50

Publication Info: 76 pages (2004)
The Railway Educational Bureau; Dimensions (in inches): 4.5 x 9

Description: With intermodal container freight increasing, keeping double-stack container cars operating safely and efficiently is a growing concern to railroads-keeping customers and manufacturers happy with service is a large part of that concern. Don't add to the backlog of container freight by not inspecting cars on your line thoroughly. The Double-Stack Container Car Manual, will help guide freight car inspectors through the major inspection issues regarding double-stack container cars. This handy reference incorporates the latest applicable AAR rules along with information from component manufacturers to provide a practical tool for use by car inspectors. Soft cover, spiral bound.

Additional Information: Topics covered include:
- Car Types
- Car bodies
- Side Bearings
- Hitches
- Container Securement
- Trucks
- Drawbar Connectors
- Breakout Protection Structure
- Slack Adjusters
- Brake Valve Arrangement
- Empty/Load Valves
- Articulated Connectors

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