Three-bay covered hopper car
NorRail 5200 Three-bay covered hopper car in the Proviso yard.
Equipment characteristics of NRLX 5200: AAR car type C114 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 7 (rectangular or square roof hatch), tare weight 61,800 pounds, total gross weight allowed 286,000 pounds, load limit 224,200 pounds, dry capacity 5,150 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 59' 5", width 10' 4", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
Railcar fleet details for NRLX 5200: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 59 ft 5 in; AAR Car Type Code: C114; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 4 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 14 ft 6 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 10 in; Upper Eaves Width: 7 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: C; Star Stencil: M; Compartments: 3; Outlets: 3; Lining: S; Roof Type: 7; Draft Gear: 66; Max Weight on Rail: 286,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 224,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 61,800 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.546. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Rectangular or square roof hatch. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, March 2000]
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