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HLIX 2018 was modeled after a popular 1960 design offering flexibility and functionality. HLI has brought old design and new technology together to produce the most advanced railcar in the industry.
Beyond the car’s brand new design, Material Testing and 3D Computer Modeling were used to confirm that the gross capacity of the car could be safely met at 1.1 million pounds.
The result is the world’s strongest 20 Axle Schnabel Railcar, and the most modern available anywhere in the world.
A custom 40 ft. 06 in. deck insert has been designed with T-1 steel for maximum loading and strength. The 896,600 deck allows the car to transport loads that were not designed for direct connections Schnabel loading.