Nova Chemicals 1604
Four-bay covered hopper car
Nova Chemicals 1604 Four-bay covered hopper car in the Schiller Park north yard leads.
Equipment characteristics of NCIX 1604: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 62,700 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 200,300 pounds, dry capacity 5,810 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 66' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for NCIX 1604: 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: 62,700 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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