Open Boxcars are Carriages Carriages-icon that can be attached to Locomotives Trains-icon to form Trains that Transport Coal Coal-icon, Iron Iron-icon, Steel Steel-icon, Sphene Sphene-icon & Titanium Titanium-icon to neighboring Cities.

During Special Events such as the Winter Adventure Gift-icon, they may also transport Tin Tin-icon.


The Capacity Train-length-icon & Efficiency Capacity-icon Ratings are approximations based upon in-game bar graphs for each while Maximum Reliability Reliability-icon will determine how often Repairs must be made.

Carriage Train-length-icon Capacity-icon Reliability-icon Craft
Small Open Boxcar 55 65 170 10 Wood-icon 2 Nut 2 Screw
Open Boxcar 75 70 280 80 Wood-icon 3 Screw 1 Valve
Big Open Boxcar 95 75 150 Gold-icon

Locomotive Requirements

Certain Carriages Carriages-icon cannot be attached to some Locomotives Trains-icon:

Carriage Locomotive Restrictions
Small Open Boxcar Usable by all Locomotives Trains-icon.
Open Boxcar Cannot be attached to the Puffing Billy, Mogul and Mallet Locomotives.
Big Open Boxcar Cannot be attached to the Puffing Billy.

Maintenance & Dismantling

Carriages may fall into disrepair and require Maintenance; The frequency of Maintenance required is based upon the Reliability Reliability-icon of the Carriage.

Carriage Maintenance Time-icon Speedup-icon
Small Open Boxcar 25 Silver-icon 00:20:00 25 Silver-icon
Open Boxcar 2 Cylinder 02:00:00 2,000 Silver-icon
Big Open Boxcar - - -

Carriages may be Dismantled for random Parts, instead:

Carriage Dismantle
Small Open Boxcar Nut Tack Screw Spring Cylinder
Open Boxcar Nut Tack Screw Spring Cylinder


Big Open Boxcar LinkCogwheelRopePistonValveCrankshaftGearingChainPumpThermostat