Railway Industrial Clearance Association

2012 06-12 WECX 801 Kasgro New Castle PA IMG 19 Crpd LR

Kasgro builds “World’s Largest Railroad Car”

A newly manufactured Schnabel Car, WECX 801, built by Kasgro Railcar, Newcastle, Pa., is being called the “World’s Largest Railroad Car.” The 231-foot, 400-ton, 36-axle behemoth rises 18 feet above top-of-rail and has a load limit of more than 1,000 tons.