4575 Carbon Back Covered Hopper on tracks.

4575 Carbon Black Covered Hopper

Greenbrier’s covered hopper built to transport carbon black is available in two sizes: 4,575 and 4,850 cubic foot capacity. Both have a 286,000-pound gross rail load and feature butterfly outlets with sanitary shields and gates on 12′ centers.


Length, Inside 46′-10.125″
Length, Over Couplers 51′-7.5″
Height, Inside 15′-1″
Height, Extreme 15′-5.75″
Width, Extreme 10′-7.625″
Clearance AAR Plate C
Outlets (3) 5001D gravity butterfly with sanitary shield
Hatch Covers (22) 16″ dia.


Light Weight 58,200 lbs
Load Limit 227,800 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 4,575 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 180′
Coupled to Like Car 182′

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