The right wagon for you

Get the right wagon for your cargo—palletized products, perishables, scrap metal and minerals, tubes and pipes, steel coils or long steel products.

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Flat wagon with mechanical sheeting (Rils)

General specifications

  • loading length: 18.5 m
  • loading width: 2.64 m
  • loading height: 2.5 m
  • loading area: 51 sq m
  • loading volume: 111 cu m
  • average tare: 24 t

Special features

  • lashing system: 30 cable anchors and 30 strap holders
  • loading aperture of sheeting: 12.43 m
  • 2 end walls
  • 2 ladders

Loading capacity:

  • Euro pallets (800 X 1200 mm): 46
  • industrial pallets (1000 X 1200 mm): 36
  • pallet (1200 X 1200 mm): 30

Notes:

  • Initial loads must be approved by the loading adviser
  • Gauge GA, bilateral agreements (except for Italy’s FS network)

Covered wagon with 2 pneumatic pressure walls (Habbnis)

General specifications

  • loading length: 19.28 m
  • loading width: 2.6 m
  • loading height: 2.25 m
  • loading area: 224 sq m
  • loading volume: 251.5 cu m (palletized load)
  • average tare: 26.5 t

Special features

  • 4 sliding aluminium alloy panels
  • loading aperture: 9.28 m
  • condensation prevention for roof
  • internal arrangement: moveable half-partitions and end pressure walls

Loading capacity

  • Euro pallets (800 X 1200 mm): 44
  • industrial pallets (1000 X 1200 mm): 36
  • pallet (1200 X 1200 mm): 28

Covered wagon with sliding walls and 2 lockable partitions (Habbillss)

General specifications

  • loading length: 22.53 M
  • loading width: 2.74 m
  • loading height: 2.15 m
  • loading area: 61.8 sq m
  • loading volume: 170 cu m
  • average tare: 30.9 or 31.3 t

Special features

  • side walls: 4 sliding aluminium alloy panels
  • loading aperture: 11.29 m
  • 2 reinforced lockable partitions
  • 4 lashing rings
  • 16 side floor fixing bars
  • condensation prevention for roof

Loading capacity

  • Euro pallets (800 X 1200 mm): 56 (lift slot 13 cm)
  • industrial pallets (1000 X 1200 mm): 44 (lift slot 53 cm)
  • pallet (1200 X 1200 mm): 36

Notes:

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  • gauge A and bilateral agreements: SNCB, CFF, CFL, BDZ, CH, CD, ZSR, DB, DSB, MAV, NSB, OBB, PKP, SJ and TCDD

Temperature-controlled wagon (I87)

General specifications

  • loading length: 14.3 m
  • loading width: 2.46 m
  • loading height: 2.5 m
  • loading area: 35.2 sq m
  • loading volume: 88 cu m
  • average tare: 24 t

Special features

  • 2 access doors 2.5 m / 2.5 m
  • Thermo King SB III refrigeration system
  • ATP marking: FRC

Loading capacity

  • Euro pallets (800 X 1200 mm): 34
  • industrial pallets (1000 X 1200 mm): 28
  • pallets (1200 X 1200 mm): 22

Notes:

  • for routes in France only
  • for transport of any product requiring positive or negative controlled temperature

Side-discharge hopper wagons (3 hoppers)

General specifications

  • loading volume: 45 cu m
  • average tare: 23.8 t
  • loading aperture 10.13 m (length) / 1.2 m (width)
  • fixed discharge chutes: 0.7 m above rail height
  • 2 moveable end unloading chutes: 0.7 m (width), 0.455 m (height above rail)
  • 1 moveable centre unloading chute: 0.455 m (height above rail)

Special features

  • side-tipping roof
  • 3 hoppers
  • 6 cylinder gates (3 per side)
  • with controlled gravity discharge from either side or at top

Loading capacity

  • for some wagons, authorized speeds and loads may vary from country to country. Not sure? Ask your SNCF adviser.

Notes:

  • empty running: gates closed and control levers locked

Wagon with covered cradles and mechanical sheeting (S58)

General specifications

  • loading length: 10.8 m
  • loading width: 2.4 m
  • loading aperture: 7 m
  • average tare: 21.8 t

Special features

  • 5 bonded polyurethane-coated cradles
  • 12 coated wedges (with smaller centre wedges)
  • grating on cradle base
  • central locking

Loading capacity

  • laden wagons specially authorized to run at 120 kph
  • for some wagons, authorized speeds and loads may vary from country to country. Not sure? Ask your SNCF adviser.

Notes:

  • Used exclusively for transporting non-aggressive sheet metal coil on select routes

Open flat wagon with cradles (S32)

General specifications

  • loading length: 10.26 m
  • loading width: 2.74 m
  • average tare: 24 t

Special features

  • 3 un-sheeted cradles
  • metal floor with insulation on brake and traction gear

Loading capacity

  • for some wagons, authorized speeds and loads may vary from country to country. Not sure? Ask your SNCF adviser.

Notes:

  • used exclusively for transporting sheet metal coil eye-to-side
  • cargo temperature may not exceed 300°C

Flat wagon with high stanchions for tubes and pipes (S40)

General specifications

  • loading length: 15.55 m
  • loading width: 2.81 m
  • height of stanchions above floor: 1.98 m
  • average tare: 18.6 t

Special features

  • 8 fixed wooden cross-beams
  • 12 long stanchions, connectible in pairs with mechanical straps
  • 2 end floors
  • 1 central floor

Loading capacity

  • Laden wagons specially authorized to run at 120 kph
  • for some wagons, authorized speeds and loads may vary from country to country. Not sure? Ask your SNCF adviser.

Notes:

  • used exclusively for transporting tubes

Flat wagon with drop sides and side stanchions (R10)

General specifications

  • loading length: 12.64 m
  • loading width: 2.77 m
  • loading area: 35.05 sq m
  • average tare: 20.5 t

Special features

  • 12 collapsible side flaps
  • 12 swivelling side stanchions
  • no end stanchion for holding the load
  • 2 collapsible end flaps

Loading capacity

  • for some wagons, authorized speeds and loads may vary from country to country. Not sure? Ask your SNCF adviser.