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5800 Centerflow® Covered Hopper Railcar

The 5,800 cubic feet Centerflow® covered hopper railcar is specifically designed for dry bulk products. Ideally suited for plastics and other free flowing, light density products, this railcar provides both the shipper and receiver with the highest quality covered hopper railcar in the industry. Since the introduction of the Centerflow® railcar, it has evolved to accommodate the wide range of products that exist today. Improvements to the railcar’s shape, joint designs, outlet mounting frame, hatches and outlets provide optimum protection for today’s dry bulk products and enhance the associated loading, unloading and cleaning processes. A variety of loading hatches and discharge outlets can be applied to suit your specific needs.

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Dimensions

Length, inside
59'-10 3/16"
Length, over couplers
64'-7 1/2"
Height, extreme
15'-5 1/8"
Clearance
AAR Plate C
Width, extreme
10'-8"

Weight/Capacity

Light weight
66,000 lbs.
Load limit
220,000 lbs.
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs.
Capacity
5,800 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to base car
234'
Coupled to like car
237;