Want to Buy: Buying Surplus Coal Rail Cars

Status: Request Open
(500) Open-Top Hoppers
Need by Jan 2020
286k Max Weight
4,000 - 4,300 Cubic Feet Capacity
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Additional Information
Request: • Purchase rail cars to transport coal from suppliers in the Powder River Basin • Quantity needed: 500 rail cars (4 set of 125 cars) • Type: Aluminum rapid discharge bottom dump coal cars • Car type: Open Top Hopper rail car • Gross Rail Load (GRL): 286 • Needed by: Q1, 2021 Additional Information • Rotary Couplers is NOT required • Rapid discharge gates must require electrical activation. Require electrical activation – hot shoe required • Annual mileage forecast for these cars is around 120,000 miles (60,000 miles loaded) • Average year built: 2000. 2005 or later would be preferable. Manufacturer: no preference