Covered Hoppers

Our large cube covered hopper fleet consists of cars with loading capacities from 4,500 to 6,600 cubic feet and in gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds. Cars can be lined or unlined depending on specific commodities.

Commodities

  • Farm products
    • Grain
  • Food products
    • Cereal
    • DDG
    • Flour
    • Sugar
  • Chemicals
    • Fertilizer
  • Non-metallic ores
  • Stone, clay, and glass
  • Wood pellets

Equipment

  • Gravity unloading
    • 4,000 – 5,000 cubic feet
    • Greater than 5,000 cubic feet
  • Gravity pneumatic
    • 4,000 – 5,000 cubic feet
    • Greater than 5,000 cubic feet

Our medium cube covered hopper fleet consists of cars with loading capacities from 3,500 to 4,500 cubic feet and in gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds. Cars can be lined or unlined depending on specific commodities.

Commodities

  • Chemicals
    • Fertilizers
  • Minerals

Equipment

  • Gravity unloading
    • 3,500 to 4,500 cubic feet

Our small cube covered hopper consists of cars with loading capacities less than 3,500 cubic feet and gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds.

Commodities

  • Cement
  • Non-metallic ores
    • Industrial sand
    • Rock salt
  • Chemicals

Equipment

  • Gravity unloading
    • less than 3,000 cubic feet
    • 3,000 – 4,000 cubic feet

Our plastic pellet fleet consists of cars with loading capacities from 5,200 to 6,500 cubic feet and gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds. Cars can be lined or unlined depending on specific commodities.

Commodities

  • Polyethylene
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

Our pressure differential fleet consists of cars with loading capacities from 2,700 to 5,850 cubic feet and gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds. Cars are pressurized from 5 psi to 15 psi for product unloading and can be lined or unlined depending on specific commodities.

Commodities

  • Cement
  • Food products
    • Wheat flour
    • Corn starch
  • Aggregates
  • Non-metallic minerals
    • Ashes
    • Barite, crude
  • Chemicals

Equipment

  • Pressurized unloading
    • Less than 3,000 cubic feet
    • 3,000 – 4,000 cubic feet
    • 5,000 – 5,200 cubic feet
    • 5,200 – 5,700 cubic feet
    • 5,700 – 5,850 cubic feet