The 5800 cubic foot covered hopper evolved from the earlier 5701 for transporting bulk plastic pellets. Most of these were acquired by private companies including leasing companies, chemical companies, oil companies and plastics companies.
- Nine full-width panel body with ten weld seams
- Etched metal roof walks
- Ten 20″ hatches and Pneumatic outlets (5800 Plastics)
- Transverse mounted air reservoir
- Continuous hatch and gravity outlets (5748 Grain)
- 100-Ton Roller Bearing Trucks
- AccuMate® couplers
AccuMate® couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.
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5800 Plastics Hopper
Road Name: Americas Styrenics (ASOX)
Road Number: 21674
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