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Box Car

Box Car is is the North American (AAR) term for a railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight.

What is Box Car?

Box Car is is the North American (AAR) term for a railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight. The boxcar, while not the simplest freight car design, is probably the most versatile since it can carry most loads. Boxcars have side doors of varying size and operation, and some include end doors and adjustable bulkheads to load very large items.

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