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Title:
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECONFIGURING AN AUTORACK
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/094590
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A method comprises removing a first deck of a plurality of decks and a second deck of the plurality of decks from an autorack. The method further comprises removing one or more of a plurality of posts of the autorack and coupling a cross-brace assembly to one or more of the plurality of posts, wherein the cross-brace assembly is coupled to the one or more of the plurality of posts at a location above an existing brace bay of the autorack. The method also comprises coupling the second deck of the plurality of decks to the autorack at a location above or below the cross-brace assembly.

Inventors:
COSTON, Kyle R. (1031 Trickhim Drive, Forney, Texas, 75126, US)
TURNER, Gary V. (3074 Brookgreen Trail, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30043, US)
HIGGINBOTHAM, David W. (2 Limerick Court, Cartersville, Georgia, 30120, US)
DEGROOT, Robert J. (1105 Sendero Drive, Keller, Texas, 76248, US)
Application Number:
US2018/059824
Publication Date:
July 25, 2019
Filing Date:
November 08, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TRINITY RAIL GROUP, LLC (2525 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas, 75207, US)
International Classes:
B61D3/18; B60P3/07; B61D3/02; B61D3/04
Foreign References:
US20160039432A12016-02-11
US20170217448A12017-08-03
US4913061A1990-04-03
FR1503791A1967-12-01
US20120024188A12012-02-02
US20170334462A12017-11-23
US20090090268A12009-04-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WALTERS, Chad C. (BAKER BOTTS L.L.P, Foreign Patent Department98 San Jacinto Blvd.,Suite 150, Austin Texas, 78701, US)
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