Open Top Hopper
Cubic Capacity: 2,300 - 4,500 cu. ft.
Gross Rail Loads: 263,000 - 286,000 lbs.
Car Configuration: Rotary & Non-Rotary
Gate Types: Air Operated, Automatic Discharge, Manual
- Petroleum Coke
- Crushed Rock
- Mineral Ores
- Misc. Bulk Commodities
Generally used to haul coal and aggregates, open top hopper cars are equipped with either air-operated, automatic discharge or manual gates and can be constructed of steel or aluminum. Open Top Hopper Cars also have rotary and non-rotary dump capabilities to assist with unloading.