Our 286,000-pound gross rail load covered hopper cars start with capacities ranging from 3,200 cubic feet all the way to 5,847 cubic feet.
And if you feel that selection doesn't quite handle your needs, then check out our Jumbo Hopper car lineup. Delivering extraordinary capacity, we give you choices of 6,245 cubic feet, 6,350 cubic feet, 6,400 cubic feet and 6,500 cubic feet.
Operating at a gross rail load of 286,000 pounds, the above 5,431-cubic foot hopper car is equipped with a through centre sill, designed for transporting medium-density commodities covering a variety of agricultural products as well as chemicals and allied products.
On the topside, a 24 inch wide by nearly 44 foot long trough opening feeds the giant hoppers.
On the flip side, three 30-inch by 30-inch gravity discharge outlet gates allow for easy unloading.
Inwardly, the car speaks volumes on design and efficiency. With an overall length of just 55 feet, 8 inches this car provides maximum cubic capacity.
With a lightweight of 60,000 pounds this covered hopper car provides a load limit of 226,000 pounds along with excellent durability and fatigue life.
All our railcars meet or exceed AAR requirements.