Covered Hopper - Medium
Cubic Capacity: 4,750 - 5,250 cu. ft.
Gross Rail Loads: 263,000 - 286,000 lbs.
Hatch Styles: Trough - Round
Gate Types: Gravity - Gravity Pneumatic
Compartments: 3 - 4
Mainly used for shipping raw agricultural products and other dry bulk commodities. There are over 500,000 covered hopper cars in operation in North America. Covered Hopper cars can also be equipped with food-grade interior coatings to accommodate commodities such as Sugar and Malt.