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5201 Covered Hopper Railcar

This covered hopper railcar has a shorter design capacity of 5,201 cubic feet, which optimizes the ability for more railcars per train and is ideal for potash, carbon black, wheat, soy and corn. This covered hopper was designed with versatility options, including hatch arrangements, outlet gates and interior linings.

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Dimensions

Length, inside
49-8 5/8"
Length, over couplers
54-11"
Height, extreme
15'-6"
Clearance
AAR Plate C
Width, extreme
10'-8"

Weight/Capacity

Light weight
58,500 lbs
Load limit
227,500 lbs
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs
Capacity
5,201 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
150'
Coupled to like car
199'
Coupled to base car
197'