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When do you need to request dimensional/clearance handling?

Is your product or shipment:

  • Any load greater than 10' 8" wide
  • Any load greater than 10' 8" high
  • Any load greater than 60' long
  • Any load greater than 150,000 lbs
  • Any load less than 18' long and weighs over 140,000 lbs (concentrated load)
  • Any load that overhangs the sides or ends of the loaded rail car
  • Any load with a value greater than $1,000,000

If so, special clearance handling is required. Learn more

*These conditions apply only to CSXT. Other railroads may have different definitions of a dimensional load.

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