General Electric Railcar Services (PLCX) 43404
Rib-sided covered hopper car
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|General Electric Railcar Services (PLCX) 43404 Rib-sided covered hopper car in the Elk Grove Village yard.|
PLCX 43404, PLCX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, photographed on 6 December 1998 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c06e07.jpg] NEW! 6 April 2000
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Equipment characteristics of PLCX 43404: AAR car type C214 (covered hopper car), plate type C, roof type 4 (round roof hatch, center line of car), tare weight 68,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 194,500 pounds, dry capacity 5,820 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 68' 3", width 10' 3", height 15' 6"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, April 2000]
Railcar fleet details for PLCX 43404: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 68 ft 3 in; AAR Car Type Code: C214; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 3 in; Outside Extreme Height: 15 ft 6 in; Height of Extreme Width: 4 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Height: 14 ft 11 in; Upper Eaves Width: 9 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: C; Compartments: 4; Outlets: 4; Lining: S; Roof Type: 4; Draft Gear: 88; Max Weight on Rail: 263,000 lbs.; Nominal Capacity: 194,000 lbs.; Tare Weight: 68,500 lbs.; Rate per Mile: 0.453. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Round roof hatch center line of car. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, April 2000]
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