Covered Hopper Wagons

Bogie Covered Fly Ash/Cement Wagon ‘BCFCM’

The BCFCM wagon is a covered hopper wagon with two bottom discharge hoppers. These wagons can carry approximately 68.7 tons of cargo and have a volumetric capacity of 73.16 cubic metres. Therefore, these wagons are ideally suited to carry bulk cement and fly ash. There are 59 of these wagons in one rake. Each wagon is equipped with three top hatches for loading the cargo and an air-assisted gravity discharge system to unload the cargo.

  • Covered hopper wagons are inducted under Liberalized Special Freight Train Operators (LSFTO) scheme of Indian Railways.
Product Details
Commodity Cement, Fly Ash
Tare Weight 22.9 t
Carrying Capacity 68.7 t
Axle Load 22.9 t
Volumetric Capacity 73.16 m3
Length Over Couplers 10,713 mm
Unloading Air-Assisted Gravity Discharge

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