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Refrigerator cars (Qbfmkfcr)

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Cars with insulated walls, floor, and roof for carrying commodities that need cooling in transit. They are often converted to heater cars during winter weather to protect perishable products against freezing. Also referred to as Reefers or Riffs. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Covered freight cars (Qbfmkfc)
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