6580 DDG Covered Hopper

Greenbrier offers a variety of covered hoppers specifically designed for dried distillers grain (DDG) and all feature gravity outlet gates. The 6,580 cubic foot capacity covered hopper has a curve sided design with two compartments and a through center sill. This covered hopper comes equipped with a continuous trough hatch.


Length, Inside 63′-10.125″
Length, Over Couplers 69′
Width, Extreme 10′-7″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 68,200 lbs
Load Limit 217,800 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 6,580 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 180′
Coupled to Base Car 275′
Coupled to Like Car 275′

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