Body Hoists utilize lifting pads that contact the transit car at predetermined jacking points. The hoist capacity can be designed to handle cars with or without trucks attached. Body hoists, when used in pairs at both ends of card, can be used in conjunction with a car hoist. Once a car is in position, the body hoists are elevated into contact with the jack pads on the car. The car hoist is then lowered bringing any or all trucks to track level for removal to a work centre. The body hoists are then supporting the car weight. Body hoists may raise or lower the car to a more convenient height for accessibility. Standard capacities range from 7 to 15 tons.