5400 Covered Hopper

5400 Grain Covered Hopper

This 5,400 cubic foot capacity covered hopper car has a curve sided design with three compartments and gravity outlet gates specifically designed for grain service. This car 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. Covered Hopper technical drawing.


Length, Inside 53′-6.125″
Length, Over Couplers 58′-8″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 63,000 lbs
Load Limit 223,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 5,400 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 199′
Coupled to Like Car 201′

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