Draft Gears - Mark 50

Wabtec Freight Car Products Draft Gears - Mark 50

Wabtec designs and manufactures Mark-series draft gears.

  • Self contained and precompressed for easy application to new cars with 24 5/8" standard pockets
  • Remaining gear life can be measured in the car without removal of the draft gear
  • All steel, high performance in any operating environment
  • Well suited for all railcar types with 24 5/8" pocket and 3 1/4" travel, up to 286,000 lbs. GRL
  • First draft gear to receive unconditional approval under AAR Spec M-901E
  • AAR rating capacity - 38,940 ft. lbs.
  • M-901E Specification
  • Weight - 386 lbs.
  • Group J, Rule 21