6340 Covered Hopper Car

This covered hopper can accommodate the transportation requirements of light grains, specifically Dried Distillers Grains (DDG), a by-product of the ethanol production process.

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Dimensions

Length Inside
63' 10.125"
Width, Inside
N/A
Length, Over Couplers
69'
Width, Extreme
10' 2"
Height, Inside
N/A
Door Opening, Width
N/A
Height, Extreme
15' 6"
Height, Top of Rail to Threshold
N/A
Clearance
AAR PLATE C

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
68,500lbs.
Gross Rail Load
286,000lbs.
Load Limit
218,500lbs.
Cubic Capacity
6,340'
Gallon Capacity
N/A

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to Like Car
275'
Coupled to Base Car
275'
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