5800 Plastic Pellet Covered Hopper

Greenbrier offers three covered hoppers specifically designed for dry bulk products. All are ideally suited for plastic pellets and other free-flowing, light density products, these railcar provide both the shipper and receiver with the highest quality covered hopper railcar in the industry. From top hatches to bottom unloading gates, Greenbrier’s covered hoppers are built to protect against even the smallest product contamination. Various roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.


Length, Inside 57′-4.625″
Length, Over Couplers 62′-5″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 64,500 lbs
Load Limit 221,500 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 5,800 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 180′
Coupled to Base Car 253′
Coupled to Like Car 256′

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