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Ruffin51

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YRC 53' containers are out there
« on: September 25, 2019, 03:01:12 PM »
Couldn't get a pic, but I saw one at CACH from the highway over the weekend. Container was navy blue with a YRC logo of moderate size

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YRC 53' containers are out there
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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 06:10:41 PM »
Can't wait to see one.

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2019, 01:27:20 PM »

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2019, 09:10:34 PM »
Pulled this off Google too:



And here's the news release from YRC:

http://investors.yrcw.com/news-releases/news-release-details/yrc-freight-and-bnsf-strengthen-intermodal-commerce

Quote from: YRC
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today YRC Freight announced that by the end of this year YRC and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) will have onboarded more than 600 branded intermodal containers. These new containers are part of the YRC commitment to acquire 1,000 branded intermodal containers by the end of 2020. Most of the containers will travel between Chicago and Southern California on BNSF’s network.

I was hyped to see YRC chose better than a plain white livery for their cans, but I'm super disappointed to hear they will primarily run Chicago-Cali.


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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2019, 07:24:56 AM »
I caught four on a BNSF train heading into the Cicero yard near Chicago on Sunday. Possible that there were more on the train as I arrived while it was already moving.

Here is an image that gives a view of the doors:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GV9AkOwNExznQUc-BhLMnfRR2gZyBcIU

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2019, 12:05:30 PM »
Interesting but YRC was slow to come in the parade.

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2019, 06:10:12 PM »
I'll be out to Cali next year and probably back to Chicago sometime when a good deal strikes, so I'm sure I'll catch one eventually. I wonder if the other national LTL companies are getting in on the act too? First Estes, now YRC? Hopefully the trend continues.

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2019, 08:19:55 AM »
Amazon also has 53' containers now

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2019, 07:13:39 PM »
Amazon also has 53' containers now

I wonder if they're white with the blue swoosh or blue with the white swoosh. If the model works for Amazon won't be long before they're filling up trains like JB Hunt cans.

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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2019, 10:01:46 AM »
Not my pic


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Re: YRC 53' containers are out there
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2019, 02:36:26 PM »
Nice to see some new colors. Wonder if they're sticking to certain lanes like YRC?

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