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Nova Chemicals 1003

Four-bay covered hopper car


Nova Chemicals 1003 Four-bay covered hopper car at Addison (Illinois).

(NCIX 1003, NCIX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 February 1999 at Addison (Illinois)).     Image size is available.

Car markings on NCIX 1003: Plate C, LO, LD LMT 199800 lbs 90 650 kg, LT WT 63200 lbs 28650 kg, 2 inch HF comp shoes, BLT 3-97, EXW 10-3 H 8-10, EX 8-6 H 13-10, CU FT 5847, CU M 166, Builder NSC Hamilton. [6 February 1999]

Equipment characteristics of NCIX 1003: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 63,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 199,800 pounds, dry capacity 5,810 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 66' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for NCIX 1003: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 66 ft 11 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 13 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 2 in; Upper Eaves Width: 7 ft 9 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: U; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 63,200 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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