Covered Hoppers

Conrail had many different covered hoppers, the vast majority inherited from predecessor roads. Many were sold off to private companies or leasers in the 1990's.

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Conrail offered Flexi-Flo service between shippers and transload terminals throughout its system. The NYC pioneered pressure-differential unloading of granular commodities like cement with the Flexi-Flo cars, which passed onto PC and CR. As Conrail retired Flexi-Flos, many were transferred to their MDT subsidiary.
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Several CR covered hoppers of different classes and paint schemes are seen at Sankertown, PA on 8/20/98.

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