Open Top Loading Rules
The DP&LS group supports the AAR Open Top Loading Rules Committee in the development and maintenance of North American rail industry requirements for securing commodities that are loaded on open top railcars, trailers, and containers.
For information contact OTLR Manager
As a component of the AAR Interchange Rules, the Open Top Loading Rules are comprised of seven volumes:
Metal Products Including Pipe
Construction and Farm Machinery
Heavy Components and Misc. Commodities
Forest Products and Misc. Building Materials
Military Equipment and Materiel
Commodities on Open Top Trailers and Containers for Rail Transport
Railroad shippers only - click the link below for free (Shippers Only) OTLR order form.
All others click on the link below for OTLR order form.
AAR Approved Securement Bands and Strapping, Steel Strap Sealless Systems, Web Certified Test Facilities and Products, Chain Tensioning Devices, Steel Band-Anchor Devices.
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