Box Car Special Forklift

Always thinking outside the box

The Toyota Box Car Special Forklift is an industry-leading solution for material handling within railcars. Able to navigate in tight spaces, this popular forklift can perform higher capacity lifts in tight spaces — perfect for all of your racking, space planning and shipping needs. 

Load Capacity 8,000 – 12,000 lbs.
Travel Speed 11.8 – 13 MPH
Fuel Type LPG
Length to Forkface 95.5 – 106.3”
Overhead Guard Height 83.5”
Overall Width 50 – 55.9”


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Load Capacity*
Max Travel Speed
Full Load (mph)
Max Lift Speed
Full Load (fpm)
Max Gradeability
Full Load (%)
Basic Right Angle
Stack** (in.)
8FGC35U-BCS 8,000 11.8 100 47 100.5
8FGC45U-BCS 10,000 11.8 98 37 106.5
8FGC55U-BCS 12,000 13 91 34 112

* Based on 24″ Load center
** Add load length and clearance

Product specifications may not reflect the most current product details. All specifications should be verified by Shoppa’s Material Handling prior to purchase.

Performance Icon Performance - Box Car Special Forklift - Shoppa's Material Handling

  • EPA/CARB-certified engine 
  • Toyota 3.7 liter, 4-cylinder, OHV gasoline engine (1FS) 
  • Distributor-less ignition system 
  • UL-approved model type “LP” 
  • Full-floating powertrain 
  • Alternator with built-in regulator (70A) 
  • Automatic transmission with oil cooler

Ease of Service Icon Service - Box Car Special Forklift - Shoppa's Material Handling

  • Easy access no-tools floorboard
  • Engine hood assist damper with lock device
  • Air cleaner discharge valve
  • Easy lift engine hood with wide 75° opening
  • Easy access to common service items such as filters & dipsticks
  • Exclusive QR code diagnostics

Safety Icon Safety - Box Car Special Forklift - Shoppa's Material Handling

  • System of Active Stability (SAS)
  • Operator Presence Sensing System (OPSS)
  • Bolt-on overhead guard
  • Key lowering interlock
  • Electric horn
  • Neutral start safety switch

Ergonomics Icon Ergonomics - Box Car Special Forklift - Shoppa's Material Handling

  • Dash mounted instrument display
  • 11.8″ diameter two-spoke steering wheel
  • Load sensing power steering
  • Cowl-mount hydraulic control levers with rubber boot covers
  • 12″ long dual operator assist grips
  • Low wide entry steps
  • 4-Way adjustable vinyl full-suspension seat

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