6580 Covered Hopper Car

This state-of-the-art, high cube covered hopper can accommodate the transportation requirements of light grains, specifically Dried Distillers Grains (DDG). The design yields 95 cubic feet of volume per linear foot. It is one of the most efficient covered hopper cars in the industry today.

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Dimensions

Length Inside
63' 10.125"
Width, Inside
N/A
Length, Over Couplers
69'
Width, Extreme
10' 1.875"
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
69,700lbs.
Gross Rail Load
286,000lbs.
Load Limit
216,300lbs.
Cubic Capacity
6,580'
Gallon Capacity
N/A

Curve Negotiability Radius

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