4250 CU. FT. Soda Ash Covered Hopper

4250 Soda Ash Covered Hopper

This 4,250 cubic foot capacity covered hopper railcar has a curve sided design with three compartments and outlet gates for soda ash and potash service. This railcar features the robust strength provided by a through center sill and can be furnished lined. This covered hopper comes equipped with a continuous trough hatch and gravity outlet gates. Various roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.

4250 CU. FT. Soda Ash Covered Hopper technical drawing.


Length, Inside 42′-8.125″
Length, Over Couplers 47′-10″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 57,200 lbs
Load Limit 229,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 4,250 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 197′
Coupled to Like Car 199′

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