Multi-unit intermodal railroad well car with safety platform and handbrake

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10300931
APP PUB NO 20160288803A1
SERIAL NO

15187686

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A railroad well car includes a spaced trucks grouped in pairs, and a railcar body supported on a pair of the trucks, the body comprising a pair of spaced end structures, each end structure supported on one truck, and a well structure extending between the end structures. The well structure comprises a pair of top chord members extending between the end structures; a pair of side sills extending between the end structures. The rail car includes safety platform and handbrake wherein operator walkway platforms are included with co-planer end walkways and running boards, wherein the running boards are above the top chords of the sidewalls of the well car; and a handbrake operated with a hand wheel is mounted on one side of the railroad well car, which hand wheel extends below the top chords of the side walls of the well car whereby the hand wheel is accessible from the side of the railcar via an operator on the ground.

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JAC OPERATIONS INCTWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 1300 CHICAGO IL 60606

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boring, Jeff New Florence, US 3 3
Josephson, Greg P Salix, US 3 3
Lohr, Dave Storystown, US 4 19
Wissinger, Christopher S New Paris, US 6 5

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