Behind The Scenes Ask Trains Are there many coal gondolas in the US left?

Are there many coal gondolas in the US left?

By Cody Grivno | December 29, 2022

| Last updated on April 19, 2023

How coal gondolas are repurposed

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Cody discusses how many coal gondolas in the US remain, and the different ways railroads repurpose the remaining coal gondolas in the US as domestic coal production declines.

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