Covered Hopper - Small

SPECIFICATIONS

Cubic Capacity: 2,700 - 3,250 cu. ft.

Gross Rail Loads: 263,000 - 286,000 lbs.

Hatch Styles: Trough - Round

Gate Types: Gravity

Compartments: 2 - 3

COMMODITIES

  • Sand
  • Perlite
  • Roofing Granules
  • Cement

 

Generally used in the shipping of commodities that weigh 60 or more pounds per cubic foot.  Cement and sand make up most of the carloads originated in small covered hopper cars.  Typically equipped with round/circular hatch covers varying from 20 to 30 inches in diameter.      

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