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5800/6260 Plastic Pellet Covered Hoppers

Greenbrier offers three covered hoppers specifically designed for dry bulk products. All are ideally suited for plastic pellets and other free-flowing, light density products, these railcar provide both the shipper and receiver with the highest quality covered hopper railcar in the industry. From top hatches to bottom unloading gates, Greenbrier’s covered hoppers are built to protect against even the smallest product contamination. Various roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.

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Dimensions

5800 Centerflow® Covered Hopper
Length, inside
59'-10 3/16"
Length, over couplers
64'-7 1/2"
Width, extreme
10'-8"
Height, extreme
15'-5 1/8"
Clearance
AAR Plate C
5800 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Length, inside
57'-4 5/8"
Length, over couplers
62'-5"
Width, extreme
10'-8"
Height, extreme
15'-6"
Clearance
AAR Plate C
6260 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Length, inside
63'-3 1/2"
Length, over couplers
68'-3 1/2"
Width, extreme
10'-1 9/16"
Height, extreme
15'-5 11/16"
Clearance
AAR Plate C

Weight/Capacity

5800 Centerflow® Covered Hopper
Light, weight
66,000 lbs.
Load limit
220,000 lbs.
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs.
Capacity
5,800 cu. ft.
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5800 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Light, weight
64,500 lbs.
Load limit
221,500 lbs.
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs.
Capacity
5,800 cu. ft.
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6260 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Light, weight
65,700 lbs.
Load limit
220,300 lbs.
Gross rail load
286,000 lbs.
Capacity
6,260 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

5800 Centerflow® Covered Hopper
Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to base car
234'
Coupled to like car
237'
5800 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to base car
253'
Coupled to like car
256'
6260 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper
Uncoupled
180'
Coupled to base car
249'
Coupled to like car
252'