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6580 Covered Hopper Railcar

This 6,580 cubic feet capacity covered hopper car has a curve sided design with two compartments and gravity outlet gates specifically designed for dried distillers grain (DDG). This car features the robust strength provided by a through center sill. This covered hopper comes equipped with a continuous trough hatch and gravity outlet gates. Various roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.

Watch our DDG Railcar Features Video to learn more.

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Dimensions

Length Inside
56'-5 1/2"
Length, Over Couplers
69'-0"
Width, Extreme
10'-7"
Height, Extreme
15'-6"
Clearance
AAR PLATE C

Weight/Capacity

Light Weight
68,200 lbs
Gross Rail Load
286,000 lbs
Load Limit
217,800 lbs
Cubic Capacity
6,580 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

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