5433 Wheat Covered Hopper

This 5,433 cubic feet capacity covered hopper railcar has a curve sided design with three compartments and gravity outlet gates specifically designed for wheat service. This railcar features the robust strength of a through sill design. This covered hopper comes equipped with a trough hatch for high-efficiency loading. Various interior linings, roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.


Length, Inside 50′-10.125″
Length, Over Couplers 56′
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 59,200 lbs
Load Limit 226,800 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 5,433 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

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

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