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5250 Covered Hopper Railcar

This covered hopper railcar has a shorter design capacity of 5,250 cubic feet, which optimizes the ability for more railcars per train and is ideal for adipic acid, corn, wheat and soybeans. This covered hopper was designed with versatility options, including hatch arrangements, outlet gates and interior linings.

Dimensions

Length, inside
53-7 1/4"
Length, over couplers
58-4 5/8"
Height, extreme
15'-5 5/8"
Clearance
AAR Plate C
Width, extreme
10'-7 5/8"

Weight/Capacity

Light weight
63,500 lbs
Load limit
222,500 lbs
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs
Capacity
5,250 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
150'
Coupled to like car
210'
Coupled to base car
208'