The 5701 cubic foot covered hopper was introduced in the early Seventies for transporting bulk plastic pellets. Since 1972 ACF has built nearly 15,000 cars. Most of these were acquired by private companies including leasing companies, chemical companies, oil companies, and plastics companies.
- Eight full-width panel body with nine weld seams
- Etched metal roof walks
- Ten 20" hatches
- Longitundinal mounted air reservoir
- Pneumatic outlets
- 100-Ton Roller Bearing Trucks
- AccuMate® couplers