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4850 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 50′-10.125″
Length, Over Couplers 55′-7.5″
Height, Inside 13′-6.75″
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 62,700 lbs
Load Limit 223,300 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 4,850 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 198′
Coupled to Like Car 200′

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