Pressureaide® Pressure Differential (PD) Covered Hopper

5660 Pressureaide® Covered Hopper

Pressureaide® covered hopper railcars are engineered to transport a wide variety of fluidizable dry bulk products. Our pressure differential railcars are designed and built to accept interior coatings compatible with the intended product service. Each railcar comes equipped with proprietary pressure differential pneumatic unloading system, which consists of all piping and fittings required to connect at the unloading facility, including air flow and product discharge valves, pressure gauges and pressure relief devices. The Pressureaide® railcar operates with internal air pressures up to 14.5 PSI allowing for safe, efficient product transfer.

5660 CU. FT. Pressureaide® pressure differential (PD) covered hopper.


Length, Inside 59′-6.125″
Length, Over Pulling Faces 64′-3.5″
Width, Extreme 10′-4″
Height, Inside 15′-1″
Height, Extreme 15′-5.8125″
Clearance AAR Plate C
Outlets Manifold
Hoppers 5
Hatch Covers (7) 20″ dia.


Light Weight 65,900 lbs
Load Limit 219,100 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 5,660 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 180′
Coupled to Base Car 234′
Coupled to Like Car 235′

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