Box Car Special Forklift

The Toyota Box Car Special Forklift is an industry-leading solution for material handling within railcars. With a vertically higher counterweight, the Box Car Special is able to navigate in tight spaces while maintaining a high lift capacity. Also popular in specialty applications that require higher capacity lifts in tighter spaces, the Box Car Special is a specialty model forklift that opens new opportunities in racking, space planning, and shipping.

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Features & Advantages

Box Car Special

  • System of Active Stability
  • Tighter Turn Radius
  • Increased Fuel Efficiency
  • Economy (ECO) Mode Option
  • Active Mast Function Controller


Facility Space Planning

  • Navigation in 12-13′ aisles
  • Up to 12,000 lb. lift capacity
  • Nearly 20′ lift height

Powerful, Compact & Maneuverable

The Toyota Box Car Special forklift includes a compact, vertically extended counterweight to facilitate working in rail cars and other tight quarters without sacrificing lifting power.

Horsepower: 84-89

Travel Speed: 13 MPH

Aisle Widths: 12-13′


360 Degrees of Quality, Durability, Reliability & Value

  • Compact design for easy maneuverability
  • Automatic Fork Leveling feature
  • Integrated monitoring system
  • Engine protection system
  • Controller Area Network (CAN-bus) communication
  • Moisture resistant electric connectors

Ease of Service

  • 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

Continued Performance

According to recent studies by Peerless Research Group, more and more forklift owners plan to keep their forklifts for 10+ years! Just like a car, truck or other motorized assets, periodic maintenance, service, and upkeep is required, even under normal operating conditions, to keep your Toyota Box Car Special Forklift operating to peak performance. It is not uncommon for Toyota forklift owners to well exceed 10 years of use, as long as the forklift is properly maintained. Paired with a Planned Maintenance (PM) Plan, the Box Car Special Forklift can be an asset for your company for years to come.

Key Safety Features

  • System of Active Stability (SAS)
  • Operator Presence Sensing System (OPSS)
  • Bolt-On Overhead Guard
  • Key Lowering Interlock
  • Electric Horn
  • Neutral Start Safety Switch


Box Car Special Forklift Ergonomics

  • Dash-mounted instrument display
  • 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
Load Capacity


Max Travel Speed Full Load

11.8 (GAS), 13 (LPG)

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