The type and size of rail wagons and platforms
- Covered wagon - a wagon, covered from all sides. Provides security of cargo in bad weather conditions, prevents theft and mechanical damage.
- Open top railway wagons - wagon without a roof with high sides. Intended for carrying goods with top-loading does not need protection against atmospheric precipitation.
- Platform - freight wagon designed for carrying bulk and oversized cargo, machinery, containers and equipment, do not require protection against the atmospheric impact.