Large Covered Hopper

Large Covered Hopper

Large Covered Hopper Details All steel large covered hoppers are designed for carrying plastic resin pellets. MRC’s fleet of plastic pellet railcars are all over 6,200 cubic feet allowing for maximum payloads and efficiencies. Cars are loaded through 10 hatches at the top of the railcar and unloaded through bottom outlets. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 68’3.5″ Inside Length 62’11” Height 15’5-11/16″ Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 220,000 lbs Commodities » Plastic resin...
Medium Covered Hopper

Medium Covered Hopper

Medium Covered Hopper Details Medium, all steel Covered Hoppers are designed for carrying dry bulk loads which require protection from the weather, such as corn, soybeans and meal, wheat, other grains, and other products. Products are loaded through top hatches and unloaded through wide, gravity gates at the bottom of the railcar. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 58′ Inside Length 52’-10 1/8” Cubic Capacity 5,188 c.f. Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 224,000 lbs Commodities » Corn » Grain » Soybean »...
Small Covered Hopper

Small Covered Hopper

Small Covered Hopper Details MRC’s Small Covered Hoppers are all steel, and are designed for carrying dry bulk loads which require protection from the weather, including cement, sand, roofing granules, and other materials. The railcars are equipped with three 30” diameter roof hatches for loading and two gravity discharge outlets. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 41’10” Inside Length 37’2″ Height 15’4″ Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 233,000 lbs Commodities » Cement » Sand » Roofing granules » Other...
Coal Hopper

Coal Hopper

Coal Hopper Details Aluminum Coal Hoppers are specifically designed to carry the maximum amount of coal in order to maximize efficiencies and to unload via hopper gates on the bottom of the railcar. Many of the coal hoppers MRC supplies are equipped with both gates for bottom unloading as well as rotary couplers, which allow for rotary dumping of the car’s contents. MRC also provides Open-Top Hoppers for bulk commodities that are unaffected by weather and unload from beneath the car. « Back to Railcar Types Specifications Length 53’1″ Inside Length 47’9″ Height 13’4″ Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs Load Limit 236,600 lbs Commodities » Coal »...