Re: Lateral Running Boards

Eric Hansmann

Additionally, some reefers had a wood platform around the ice hatches.



Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN


From: <> On Behalf Of Brian Carlson via
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2022 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Lateral Running Boards


Not Eric, but the reefer hatches are in the way. 

Brian J. Carlson 

On Sep 19, 2022, at 10:16 AM, Steve Stull via <winslow7076@...> wrote:



Was there any reason they were not required on reefers with metal roofs?  That seems like one of most potentially dangerous situations of all.  


Steve Stull



On Monday, September 19, 2022 at 06:56:10 AM PDT, Eric Hansmann <eric@...> wrote:

“Latitudinal Running Boards”, which is the official nomenclature of The ICC, The MCBA, The ARA and The AAR, were never mandated on house cars with exposed wood roofs, nor refrigerator cars with metal roofs.  





Brian J. Carlson, P.E.
Cheektowaga NY

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