Burlington Northern 481071
Three-bay covered hopper car
Burlington Northern 481071 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Elk Grove Village yard.
The sun sets on Freight cars in the Elk Grove Village yard. The covered hoppers are [left to right] BNSF 404043, UP 79086, BN 481962, BN 445910, and BN 481071.
Equipment characteristics of BN 481071: AAR car type C313 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 63,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 268,000 pounds, load limit 204,100 pounds, dry capacity 4,650 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 54' 0", width 10' 8", height 15' 6"), pool number 7,776,632. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for BN 481071: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 54 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C313; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 8 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Height: 8 ft 8 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: L; Compartments: 1; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 63,900 lbs.; Rate per Hour: 0.69; Rate per Mile: 0.070. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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