Introduced in North America railways in 1984, double stack container has become increasingly common there, being used for nearly 70% of United States intermodal shipments. However in many countries the tunnel gauge is a barrier for the development of the railway . Even the High Cube container (HC) in some tracks could require special wagons.
The LowC concept have been developed based on the idea that if is not possible 2 containers, maybe can be possible transport 1 and a half. With 3 LowC its is possible transport 72 pallets using a regular wagon