Timeline:

  • 1978: Santa Fe's Fuel Foilers enter service
  • 1981: 4-Runner skeleton cars enter service
  • 1982: Impack trailer-only cars debut
  • 1983: Front Runner single-platform skeleton cars debut
  • 1987: TTX receives container-only spines
  • 1988: All-purpose sping cars enter service
  • 1993: 53-foot AP spines begin arriving
  • 1997: 57-foot, Twin-28 AP spines enter service

Notes:

  • Bethlehem Steel Car (BSC) sold to Johnstown America (JAC) in 1992.
TTX Spine and Skeleton Car Fleet
Model Reporting Mark TTX Class Qty Builder Notes Years Active HO Scale Model
Skeleton Cars
 4-Runner TTFX  ALF40 101 ACF First car completely designed by TTX. 1981-2000

Walthers
60015

Front Runner

  BLF10 250 BSC   1985-  
  CLF10 380 PC&F   1984-  
TTUX  HLF200 1 TTX   1983-  
  OLF10 200 Portec   1984-  
  PLF100 21 P-S   1984-  
  RLF10 295 Trinity   1984-  
TTUX
TTOX 
RLF10A 800 Trinity   1986-  
TTUX  TLF10 745 Thrall   1984-  
  TLF10A 200 Thrall   1984-  
TTOX  ULF10 250 United American   1984-  
TTUX  YLF10 200 Hyandai   1986-  
UTTX/TTLX TOFC Spine Cars
  TTLX BLF50 200 Itel/BSC   1988-  
  UTLX ILF50 1 Itel/FMC   1982-  
  UTLX ILF50A 20 Itel/FMC   1983-  
  UTLX ILF50B 75 Itel/FMC   1984  
  UTLX TLF50 1 Thrall   1982-  
  UTLX TLF50A 20 Thrall   1984-  
  TTLX TLF51 200 Thrall   1989-  
NTTX Container-Only Spine Cars
   NTTX BSF50 28 BSC   1987-  
  NTTX  BSF50A 40 BSC   1987-  
  NTTX  BSF50B 22 BSC   1987-  
  NTTX  BSF50C 80 BSC   1988-  
   NTTX BSF50D 30 BSC   1988-  
  NTTX  BSF50P 1 BSC   1987-  
  NTTX  RSF50 60 Trinity   1987-  
  NTTX  RSF50A 15 Trinity   1988-  
  NTTX  RSF50B 65 Trinity   1988-  
   NTTX RSF50P 4 Trinity   1986-  
  NTTX  YSF50 10 Hyandai   1988-  
  NTTX  YSF50P 1 Hyandai   1987-  
TTAX 48-Foot All-Purpose Spine Cars
  TTAX BAF55 200 BSC   1989-  
  TTAX BAF55A 325 BSC   1990-  
  TTAX BAF55B 245 BSC   1990-  
  TTAX JAF55 100 JAC   1992-  
  TTAX JAF55A 30 JAC   1992-  
  TTAX JAF55B 370 JAC   1992-  
  TTAX GAF55 25 Gunderson   1991  
  TTAX GAF55B 100 Gunderson   1990-  
  TTAX RAF55 757 Trinity   1989-  
  TTAX RAF55B 230 Trinity   1991-  
  TTAX RAF55C 50 Trinity   1992-  Bowser
  TTAX RAF55D 321 Trinity   1992-  Walthers
  TTAX RAF55E 19 Trinity   1993-  Walthers
  TTAX TAF55 505 Thrall   1990-  
TTAX 53-Foot All-Purpose Spine Cars
  TTAX JAF53 331 JAC   1993-  
  TTAX JAF53A 1,074 JAC   1993-  
  TTAX JAF53P 1 JAC   1993-  
  TTAX NAF33 250 NSC   2005-  
  TTAX NAF53 296 NSC   1995-  
  TTAX NAF53A 4 NSC   1995-  
  TTAX RAF33 200 Trinity   1998-  Bowser
  TTAX RAF53 502 Trinity   1993-  
  TTAX RAF53A 658 Trinity   1993-  
  TTAX RAF53B 500 Trinity   1995-  
  TTAX RAF53C 240 Trinity   1998-  
  TTAX RAF53P 2 Trinity   1993-  
All-Purpose Spine Cars
for Double 28-foot Trailers and 53-foot Containers
  TTRX JRF30P 1 JAC TOFC-only. 1994-  
  TTRX NAF30 1,150 NSC   1998-  
  TTRX NAF30A 500 NSC   2004-  
  TTRX RAF30 747 Trinity   1998-  
  TTRX RAF30A 300 Trinity   1998-  
  TTRX RAF30E 70 Trinity   1998-  
  TTRX RRF30P 2 Trinity TOFC-only. 1994-  
  TTAX RAF50P 1 Trinity 5-unit "Super Spine". 1991-