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General Electric Railcar Services (PLCX) 42774

Rib-sided four-bay covered hopper car


General Electric Railcar Services (PLCX) 42774 Rib-sided four-bay covered hopper car in the Waukegan EJE yard.

(PLCX 42774, PLCX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan EJE yard).     Image size is available.

Equipment characteristics of PLCX 42774: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 68,900 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,100 pounds, dry capacity 5,820 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 68' 3", width 10' 7", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for PLCX 42774: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 68 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 15 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 68,900 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.411. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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