Transportation is by rail under certain conditions. Special freight wagons are used to move goods, each of which has a unique function. There are different types of freight wagons in terms of appearance, some of which are mentioned below.

Flat wagons

Flat wagons are used in various types of rail transport. These wagons are used to carry containers or heavy machinery and goods that are long. Goods such as rebars, iron parts and beams that are transported by two-axle, four-axle or six-axle flat wagons.

Sepehran Rail Rasa Company (Private Joint Stock Company) is ready to provide services to the owners of goods by focusing on flat wagons for container transportation.

Covered wagon

These wagons are designed in such a way that the door is closed and sealed after placing the goods. This will keep the goods away from any damage. Some goods that are not resistant to sunlight, oxygen and moisture are moved through these wagons. Usually, these wagons are made in two forms, two-axis and four-axis.

Short-edged and long-edged wagons

These wagons are used in various types of rail transportation. Short-edged wagons are used to transport hardware and building materials, and long-edged wagons are used to transport minerals and industrial goods. These wagons are capable of carrying heavy loads and in many cases carry several tons of load.

Tank wagons

Another wagon used in the rail transport industry is tank wagons. These wagons, like other wagons, are made in two types, two-axle and four-axle. These wagons are used to transport fuel and various liquids. Many traders face many difficulties in transporting such goods, and the presence of tank wagons has allayed their concerns about transporting liquid goods. These goods will reach their destination in the shortest possible time.

Refrigerated wagons

Other wagons used in various types of rail transportation are refrigerated wagons that are used to transport a variety of perishable materials such as dairy, meat, vegetables, etc. These wagons have a professional cooling system and the refrigerator temperature is adjusted automatically during the trip.

Rail transport has unique advantages over other methods of land transport, the most important of which are mentioned below.

Less environmental impact: One of the most important benefits of rail transportation is the possibility of using non-fossil fuels. This saves fuel; Energy consumption on trains is about one-sixth less than on freight trucks.

Less pollution: Noise pollution is one of the biggest problems in society and all trucks have caused a lot of pollution by destroying the environment and people have complained. Rail transportation does not involve any noise pollution because it takes place in the suburbs and even outside the city.

Reduction of stop time: One of the most important benefits of rail transport is the reduction of stop time. Trains have the ability to run completely and non-stop. This allows the goods to reach their destination as quickly as possible.