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Covered hoppers made their first appearance on U. S. railroads in the early 1930s and have evolved into a primary workhorse of contemporary railroading. Today, in various sizes and configurations, covered hoppers carry everything from sand and cement to potash, grain, corn, and many other bulk commodities. As constructed by TrinityRail, the 5201-cubic-foot covered hopper is versatile car especially suited to carting agricultural products and dry chemicals.

CSX Heavy Haul
Locomotives AC4400CW - GP38-2 - SD40-2
Rolling Stock BethgonII® Coal Gondola - Husky Stack® 53-foot Container Car - 89-foot Bi-Level Auto Rack - 5201-Cubic Foot Covered Car - 30,500 Gallon Tank Car - 50 foot Plate C Boxcar
Locations Cumberland - Sand Patch - Shaw Mine - Rockwood Mine
Operators CSX Transportation
Tutorials Intro Sequence Tutorial - Yard Switching - Locomotive Turntable - Locomotive Refuelling - AC4400CW Introduction - Coal Loading - Train Brakes: Theory - SD40-2 Introduction - GP38-2 Introduction
Scenarios Sand Patch Summit - A Helping Hand - Clear Cut - Fully Fuelled - Cumberland Charge - Ice and Snow - Powering America Part 1 - Powering America Part 2 - Cumberland Switchback
Miscellaneous History - Signalling
DLC CSX GP40-2
NEC: New York
Locomotives ACS-64 - GP38-2
Rolling Stock Amfleet I - 50 foot Plate C Boxcar - 5201-Cubic Foot Covered Car - 30,500 Gallon Tank Car - 73-foot center-beam flatcar - 85-foot Open Deck Flatcar
Locations Newark Airport - Newark - New York Penn - Fresh Pond Yard - Oak Point Yard - New Rochelle
Operators Amtrak - CSX Transportation
Tutorials ACS-64 Introduction - GP38-2 YN3 Introduction
Scenarios City Sprinter - Terminal Switcher - City Lights - Back Track - Right Round - Trash Collector - New York Switcher
DLC CSX GP40-2