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Covered Hopper Railcars

GATX offers a variety of covered hoppers.

Car sizes range from 2,700 to 6,500 cf, and feature various types of unloading mechanisms including gravity, pneumatic, fluidized, pressure-differential and sparger. GATX covered hopper cars are offered with gross weight capacities ranging from 263,000 to 286,000 lb, and they can be unlined to transport products such as cement, roofing granules, sand, minerals and grain products, or have coatings to accommodate other commodities like fertilizer, plastics and certain chemicals.
Click the menu bar at the left for more detail on the three main groups of covered hoppers in our fleet.