Open Top Hoppers

FreightCar America’s diverse line of open top hopper cars, ready to handle the hauling and unloading of coal, coke and aggregate products, are built to meet your exact needs. We offer a variety of options for opening and unloading mechanisms on these cars including solar-powered units, electronic door opener (EDO) touchpads, manual buttons, and pickup shoes for gates. Our long history of manufacturing innovative open top hopper cars includes the following applications and uses:

We invite you to discover the features, benefits and advantages of choosing Open Top Hoppers made here at FreightCar America.

As part of our dedication to customer service, any of our railcar products may be further developed to meet the specific characteristics of the bulk or containerized freight being transported — as well as any other customized requirements or specifications required by our clients.

Our commitment to quality and customer services begins with the first customer contact and extends through the life of the railcar. Our Customer Service Department is staffed by a highly qualified and experienced team with the resources to help with any of your service requirements.

For more information call 800.458.2235 or contact an expert online.


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