Sand Rail Cars

Explore Our Sand Rail Car Options

From humble beginnings, sand finds its way into countless industries around the world. It’s used in everything from construction to glassmaking as silica sand to oil and natural gas extraction as fracking sand. Our fleet of sand covered hoppers comes equipped with three 30-inch diameter roof hatches for loading and two gravity discharge outlets and are designed to ensure all cargo is completely protected from the weather.

Available models

Small Covered Hopper
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Our small covered hoppers are designed for dry bulk loads that require protection from the weather – including cement, sand, roofing granules and other materials. The all-steel hoppers are equipped with three 30-inch diameter roof hatches for loading and two gravity discharge outlets.

Specifications
Length: 41 feet, 10 inches
Inside Length: 37 feet, 2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 2,900-3,200 cubic feet
Height: 15 feet, 4 inches
Gross Rail Load: 263,000-286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 233,000 pounds
Commodities
» Cement
» Roofing Granules
» Sand