Aggregates Transloading

Our experienced teams of equipment operators and drivers transfer many types of bulk materials and commodities like coal, rock, limestone, cement and agricultural commodities. Holland fosters strategic partnerships with our transloading customers that help you increase your revenue by decreasing demurrage. We have the design abilities, equipment and trusted expertise to manage a variety of transloading needs. With rail-to-truck or truck-to-rail solutions, we can develop customized programs to meet any challenge.

 

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Mobile Locomotive Servicing

Holland applies its real-world expertise and pioneering innovations to provide high-valued services and solutions to the railroad industry. By partnering with our customers, we solve real-world issues surrounding the servicing of locomotives. Our mobile service allows locomotives to stay on the mainline reducing downtime and providing a significant cost savings. Holland technicians provide a variety of servicing activities including:

  • Maintaining critical fluids and traction sand
  • Waste removal
  • Cab cleaning
  • Brake shoe servicing
  • Toilet servicing
  • Removal of graffiti, oil residue and debris

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Rail Car Services – Repair, Prepping and Cleaning

Holland provides a number of rail car services including rail car inspection and repair services with shop locations and mobile operating equipment and crews throughout North America. Our capabilities include rail car cleaning, both wet and dry available through fixed sites or on-demand/mobile basis. Rail car prepping includes the performance of pre-trip inspections and load containment repairs intended to keep rail cars in revenue service.

Rail Car Cleaning - Wet or Dry
Grain / Sugar / Coal / Flour / Aggregates

Pre-Tripping
Military Flats / Grain Cars / Boxcars / Refrigerated Boxcars

 

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Rail Car Services – Repair, Prepping and Cleaning

Holland is an AAR M-1003 certified provider of rail car inspection and repair services with shop locations and mobile operating equipment and crews throughout North America. Our capabilities include rail car cleaning, both wet and dry available through fixed sites or on-demand/mobile basis. Rail car prepping includes the performance of pre-trip inspections and load containment repairs intended to keep rail cars in revenue service.

Rail Car Cleaning - Wet or Dry
Grain / Sugar / Coal / Flour / Aggregates

Pre-Tripping
Military Flats / Grain Cars / Boxcars / Refrigerated Boxcars

 

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General Flatcar Products

Our load securement chain and cable assembly systems make sure your cargo arrives at the destination safely. We have specially designed chains for specific applications and custom cable assemblies to secure many types of products.

Multi-Purpose Chains

Used in conjunction with the tie-down channel on flat cars for securing all sizes of vehicles and equipment. This product replaces all standard 1/2" and 3/8" chain assemblies for rail cars. 

MPC

Channels

Affixed to the deck of a flat car,  an Anchor Channel is used as the securement point between the rail car and chain tie down assembly.  The slots in the top of the channel allow for adjustability of the location of the chain assembly, allowing for quick and secure tie down of vehicles on a flat car.
Channel

Standard Chain Assembly

Holland offers a variety of securement chains that meet AAR and MIL specification requirements. Applications include agricultural implements, industrial or heavy-duty vehicles and military equipment.

Part Numbers:

  • SS20982530 Compression unit for 1/2'' chain
  • SS30983250 Compression unit for Military
  • SS20980660 Compression unit for 3/8'' chain
  • SS20975980 Tie Down Assembly Military Flat Car
  • SS00972570 Heavy Duty Chain Assembly
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Cable Winch & Wire

Holland has a wide variety of custom length cable  and winch assemblies for use on center beam cars to secure products like lumber, steel and much more. 

Part Number:

  • SS40116950 Turnable Winch
Securement
cable with winch

Tie Rods

Used with the Standard Chain Assembly, we have tie rods available in multiple lengths for product securement.
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tie rods


Straps and Corner Protector

Straps are used on center beam and Bulkhead flat cars to secure commodities such as lumber and pipe. Used to protect against damage where the webbing or cable comes in contact with the edge of the commodity.


webstraps

corner protector


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Intermodal Flatcar Products

Holland's container securement line offers a variety of locks for different container configurations. All of our locks are automatic to make loading and unloading freight containers easier and safer.

LP II Lock

Low Profile Lock

The Low Profile Lock is an industry standard on intermodal spine cars. The universal design features an easy weld-on application and the patented automatic locking mechanism minimizes loading and unloading labor time. A specialized coating extends the life of the lock in harsh conditions. Capable of Self-locking an ISO Container with vertical downward force less than 800 pounds, self-unlocking and releasing an ISO container with a vertical upward force between 1600 to 2200 pounds.

Part Number:

  • 73243

LP Lock (LP-II)

LP2Lock

Conversion Low Profile Lock

ConversionLPlock


Bolt-On Low Profile Lock

BoltOnLPLock

Repair Latch Kit

Our Repair Latch Kit is designed to repair our LP II Locks.


repair latch kit

Interbox Connector (IBC) Lock

We have the industry's only "automatic" Interbox Connector (IBC) with unlimited AAR Approval to M-998 specifications. The patented design features a high visibility indicator that visually confirms engagement. This connector provides labor savings during the loading and unloading process and increased safety to field personnel. In addition, it is field-repairable unlike that of comparable lock devices.

Part Number:

  • 73710
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Tri-Lo Chock

Our answer to the industry need for a low profile chock for Tri-Level auto racks. The lightweight, durable design leads the way in minimum clearance, eliminating the need for risers commonly used by competitive chock manufacturers.

Features:

  • AAR Approved
  • Low-profile design
  • Lightweight
  • Protective coating
  • Durable steel body
  • Easy to install and remove
  • Universal chock body
  • Familiar design

Part Numbers:

  • 74670 
  • 74680 

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 For Holland's Instructional Installation Video click here for English or here for Spanish.

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Refurbished Chocks

Our refurbished chock program offers a lower-priced alternative to new chocks. Chocks are reclaimed from the field, disassembled, inspected, cleaned and reassembled with new straps and inspected again for functionality.

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Vehicle Restraint System (VRS) Grate Chock

Our patented Vehicle Restraint System features a low-profile design to accommodate low clearance vehicles. The breakthrough singular unit is easy to install and remove in seconds and features a one-step lock/unlock feature and positive lock indicator. It can be applied in any bi-level auto rack to eliminate damage that can result from jumped chocks.

Features:

  • Low-profile design
  • Automatic, retractable strap system
  • Universal installation
  • One-step lock/unlock feature
  • Positive lock indicator
  • Easy to install and remove
  • Field repairable

Part Number:

  • 73915

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Grate Lock Track

Holland's Grate Lock Track (GLT) is a key component to our vehicle restraint product offerings. Holland offers a Complete Vehicle Restraint System that includes the GLT, Lock n Load Chock (LnL), and Door Defender (DD). The superior construction and galvanizing of the GLT ensure excellent durability in the demanding auto rack environment. The LnL Chock works seamlessly with the GLT eliminating jumped chocks while DD protects the vehicles' exterior from rail car damage. This complete system offers customers a one-stop-shop for auto rack components.

Part Number:

  • 74314 Full Panel
  • 75053 RH Notched Full Panel
  • 75054 LN Notched Full Panel
  • 74312 Base Hinge Full
  • 74313 Cap Hinge Full

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Door Defender

Our Door Defender Protection System has a rugged outdoor-grade polyethylene construction featuring a patent pending bumper profile that acts as a spring to absorb door impacts. Door Defender is entirely waterproof and has been impact-tested to 3,000 cycles in conditions as harsh as -40 F and +130 F. The system includes a "one-size-fits-all" side post guard that stretches to cover nearly all auto rack structural elements and Holland's trusted nylon buttons with triple engaging lips.

Features:

  • Cross linked, closed cell polyethylene foam
  • Now water absorption
  • Special nylon button with triple engaging lips
  • No glue – easy to remove
  • Side posts, cross-bracing and gussets are foam covered to eliminate door to metal auto rack contact

Part Numbers:

  • 74929 Expandable Side Post Guard
  • 75028 96'' Bumper for A/B Deck
  • 75027 94'' Bumper for C Deck
  • 74968 Spring Clip (C Deck)
  • 71981 Button

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Door Edge Protection

Our AAR approved Door Edge Protection guards automobiles, SUVs and truck doors from damage during loading and unloading. Made from closed-cell foam, a material that resists oil, grease and dirt. Specially designed buttons and clips can be easily positioned and quickly installed on bi-level and tri-level railcars.

Features:

  • Cross linked, closed cell polyethylene foam
  • Now water absorption
  • Special nylon button with triple engaging lips
  • No glue – easy to remove
  • Side posts, cross-bracing and gussets are foam covered to eliminate door to metal auto rack contact

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Bridge Plates

Our high capacity AAR approved bridge plates are designed to minimize weight for ease of handling while maximizing strength and durability. With a wheel load of 3,600 lbs. these bridge plates feature a high strength aircraft-grade aluminum material and a bright yellow anti-skid surface.

Part Numbers:

  • SS30025900 56'' Bridge Plate
  • SS30025930 53'' Bridge Plate
  • SS20024230 Hinge Kit-Bridge Plate

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Multi-Level Automotive Flatcar Products

Our AAR approved chocks, bridge plates, and door edge protection solutions are designed for ease-of-use for increased efficiencies while minimizing vehicle movement and damage. The entire product line is compatible with bi-level, tri-level and convertible auto racks.

Our design and development team also effectively assesses railroad industry standards and customer requirements to design and manufacturer customized auto rack solutions.

Learn more about Holland's damage protection products in Railway Age.

Door Defender

Our Door Defender Protection System has a rugged outdoor-grade polyethylene construction featuring a patent pending bumper profile that acts as a spring to absorb door impacts. Door Defender is entirely waterproof and has been impact-tested to 3,000 cycles in conditions as harsh as -40 F and +130 F. The system includes a "one-size-fits-all" side post guard that stretches to cover nearly all auto rack structural elements and Holland's trusted nylon buttons with triple engaging lips.

Features:

  • Cross linked, closed cell polyethylene foam
  • Now water absorption
  • Special nylon button with triple engaging lips
  • No glue – easy to remove
  • Side posts, cross-bracing and gussets are foam covered to eliminate door to metal auto rack contact
Part Numbers:

  • 74929 Expandable Side Post Guard
  • 75028 96'' Bumper for A/B Deck
  • 75027 94'' Bumper for C Deck
  • 74968 Spring Clip (C Deck)
  • 71981 Button

DD4

DD3

Grate Lock Track

Holland's Grate Lock Track (GLT) is a key component to our vehicle restraint product offerings. The superior construction and galvanizing of the GLT ensure excellent durability in the demanding auto rack environment. The Lock n Load Chock works seamlessly with the GLT eliminating jumped chocks.
Part Number:

  • 74314 Full Panel
  • 75053 RH Notched Full Panel
  • 75054 LN Notched Full Panel
  • 74312 Base Hinge Full
  • 74313 Cap Hinge Full


GLT

LocknLoad Chock

Holland offers a Complete Vehicle Restraint System that includes the Lock n Load Chock (LnL) in combination with our Grate Lock Track (GLT). The LnL Chock works seamlessly with the GLT eliminating jumped chocks.


 For Holland's Instructional Installation Video click here for English,  Spanish, or for French.

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Tri-Lo Chock

Our answer to the industry need for a low profile chock for Tri-Level auto racks. The lightweight, durable design leads the way in minimum clearance, eliminating the need for risers commonly used by competitive chock manufacturers.

Features:

  • AAR Approved
  • Low-profile design
  • Lightweight
  • Protective coating
  • Durable steel body
  • Easy to install and remove
  • Universal chock body
  • Familiar design
Part Numbers:

  • 74670 
  • 74680 

 For Holland's Instructional Installation Video click here for English or here for Spanish.

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Winchock Tie Down Arrangement

The Winchock Tie Down Arrangement System is used to secure large rubber-tired vehicles such as SUV’s, buses, fire trucks, tractors, and more that would normally be transported in a uni-level rail car

Uni-Level Chock System

 

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Cross Bar Liners

Our cross bar liners are an economical solution to modify steel bars in coil cars. They have polyurethane facing that eliminates edge damage to coils. Our standard length is 66" yet we can accommodate dimensions to fit your specific needs.

Features:

  • Prevent damage caused by wood-faced or steel crossbars
  • No bond failures
  • Available in a wide range of sizes and shapes
  • Can be used for end walls and center separator bar in trough cars

Part Numbers:

  • 71434 63" Long
  • 0024976 66" Long

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Load Snugger System®

Holland's patented and AAR approved Load Snugger® System utilizes web strapping, a ratchet device, floor anchors and unique hooks to easily and quickly secure lading in place. This system replaces load divider bulkheads providing a safer, more cost effective solutions. Whatever your shipping needs, Holland can help custom design a strap and anchor solution.

Features:

  • Secures palletized shipment from excessive load shifting
  • Increases payload capacity by 10,000 lbs. or more
  • Easy to repair or replace components
  • Prevents damage to rolled paper in shipment
  • No steel banding for increased safety
  • Patented pin-in-wall anchor system holds strap loose until removed

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Box Car Products

Our products are specifically designed to secure and protect your products within rail cars. These engineered solutions provide the defense you need against loss and damage. Additionally, these products can be customized to fit your specific rail car or transported product.

Load Snugger System

Holland's patented and AAR approved Load Snugger® Systems utilize web strapping, a ratchet device, floor anchors and unique hooks to easily and quickly secure lading in place. This system replaces load divider bulkheads providing a safer, more cost effective solutions. Whatever your shipping needs, Holland can help custom design a strap and anchor solution. 

Polyester web straps are available in 2" or 4" widths with a variety of hardware to meet your needs.

Features:

  • Secures palletized shipment from excessive load shifting
  • Increases payload capacity by 10,000 lbs. or more
  • Easy to repair or replace components
  • Prevents damage to rolled paper in shipment
  • No steel banding for increased safety
  • Patented pin-in-wall anchor system holds strap loose until removed

Floor Anchor System

Load Snugger Floor Anchor

Wall Anchor System

LoadSnuggerWallAnchor

Cargo Net System

CargoNetSystem


 

Floor Track with B Hook

We utilize web strapping, a ratchet device, floor anchors and unique hooks to easily and quickly secure lading in place. Our floor track anchor is available in 2 and 4 slots. 
BHookFloorTrackAnchor

Cross Bar Liners

Our cross bar liners are an economical solution to modify steel bars in coil cars. They have polyurethane facing that eliminates edge damage to coils. Our standard length is 66" yet we can accommodate dimensions to fit your specific needs.

Features:

  • Prevent damage caused by wood-faced or steel crossbars
  • No bond failures
  • Available in a wide range of sizes and shapes
  • Can be used for end walls and center separator bar in trough cars
Part Numbers:

  • 71434 63" Long
  • 0024976 66" Long


crossbarliners

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Rail Car Products

Ensuring your cargo arrives at its destination safely and undamaged is the primary objective of Holland's line of rail car products, whether securing containers, safeguarding automobiles, or protecting lading against shifting en route. Used in broad applications such as container securement or in narrower product-specific applications, Holland can address your product transportation concerns.

 

Click below to see some of our rail car products or view products by rail car type to the right.

Brake Chains

We offer a large selection of brake chain products. With a variety of sizes to choose from, we have the brake chain solution for you.

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Stake Pocket Anchors

More information coming soon.
stake pocket anchor

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Mechanical

The Holland Mechanical Group provides a variety of specialized rail car, locomotive and transloading services tailored directly to the needs of railroads and private rail car owners across the country.

Along with specialized services, the Mechanical Group is committed to providing engineered solutions to rail car builders, owners and shippers, with quality rail car products. Utilizing the latest technologies the Group designs, manufactures and markets rail car components and systems that minimize wear, reduce weight, secure containers/equipment and protect ladings.

 

The Holland Mechanical Group has been awarded TTX's preferred supplier award (SECO) several times and is ISO-9001:2000 certified.

Our facilities in Pueblo, CO; Kenova, WV; and Stockton CA are also AAR M-1003 certified.

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