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Enclosed Auto Transport by Rail ServicesWhen you ship a car by rail, there are typically two types of train cars they use: open and enclosed. Unlike open transport by rail, enclosed auto transport by rail services aren’t as common. Of course, they’re more common than standard enclosed carriers, which is nice. Some trains use enclosed auto transport by rail carriers exclusively, while other lines only use them on certain routes. Regardless, it’s an option for you to explore.

How enclosed auto transport by rail services work

Like with open shipping services, enclosed auto transport by rail cars are simply train cars that haul cars. It’s kind of a funny sentence to read, but that’s basically how it works. Enclosed cars offer more protection for your vehicle than those of the open variety, though. That’s a big plus if you’re shipping rare or exotic vehicles.

Note that like with most auto transport by rail services, you may not even have a choice regarding the car that is used. But it’s something you’ll want to discuss with your agent – they’ll let you know what’s available. Note too that rail service isn’t available on all routes, so discuss that with your agent as well.

Some advantages to enclosed auto transport by rail services

As mentioned, enclosed transportation is used for more expensive vehicles – ones that you normally wouldn’t expose to the elements. That is, at least, for over-the-road transportation services. Because of the nature of auto transport by rail services, though, enclosed cars may be used by a company or not.

Regardless, they protect your vehicle much better than open transport cars. This is a natural advantage of enclosed shipping – there are walls and a roof between the vehicles and the elements. Considering it generally takes trains a bit longer than trucks to run a route, this might actually be a good thing for you. Keeping the vehicle enclosed over longer journeys will help keep the car looking its best.

Get free quotes to ship your vehicle today!

Regardless of what auto shipping by rail services you’re interested in, let us help. Fill out our online form to get free quotes emailed to you within minutes. They come from some of the best car transporters in the industry, companies who know and understand auto transport by rail services and demand. If you’d rather speak to an agent you can do that too. Give us a call toll-free at 866-513-RAIL (7245) to speak to an auto transportation expert any time.

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