Gondolas are an open topped car design and typically feature no bottom unloading capabilities. The vast majority of this fleet’s traffic base is comprised of coal, a commodity failing to maintain traditional shipment volumes witnessed over the past 20 years. The demise of coal has come at the hands of cheap natural gas, and the consequences of deteriorating rail coal volumes have been severe for Gondola equipment.
Learn where new investment is expected to take place for the Gondola fleet, and how this fleet’s demographics are responding to the new world of coal shipping.
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