TrinityRail® offers a complete family of gravity discharge covered designs including a 5211 cubic foot capacity car. This high capacity, through sill car is designed for the efficient shipment of grain products, dry chemicals and similar products. This 286,000 lb. gross rail load covered hopper has a 24-inch, continuous trough hatch and TrinityRail longitudinal discharge door system while the car length has been optimized for increased efficiences in unit train movements. A wide assortment of options are available.
A field proven, proprietary and easily adjustable TrinityRail® longitudinal door system featuring a pair of pneumatically operated doors.
Enhanced efficiencies for unit train movements with more cars equaling more product per equivalent train length.
Shorter length reduces weight. Payload of 225,500 pounds at 286,000 pound gross rail load contributes to better carload freight economics.
Lightweight design provides high structural integrity, lower weight, and allows better operation of outlet gates than stub sill designs.
Through-sill construction allows high placement of the side sill, allowing unloading personnel easier access to outlet gates and vibrator brackets.
Incorporates short overhang draft sill arrangement for improved management of buff and draft forces.
Steel underframe is engineered for strength and durability over the life of the car.
Promotes better loading efficiency. Allows for maximum use of available cubic capacity and ease of lining application, if required.
Improved structural integrity. Helps roof shed water and snow for safer access to top of car.
Steep outside hopper slopes and valley angles enhance product flow and promote full cleanout of car.
Four aluminum, FRP or composite low profile, covers per car for increased capacity.
Hoppers can be equipped with brackets to permit vibration to car when necessary. Pad and bracket construction protects the car from fatigue damage and helps minimize maintenance costs.
Replacement components are available to minimize out-of-service time.
TrinityRail's Field Support team is available for on-site customer training and product support.
TrinityRail offers a comprehensive product line with wide-ranging manufacturing and engineering resources. Also available is a full line of customer-focused rail transportation services to meet the needs of any rail shipper.