Surviving Conrail Quad Hoppers

Class H2

The Conrail H2 class quad hoppers were built at Conrail's own Hollidaysburg Car Shops in two batches. CR 496000-497575 were built between June of 1994 and Jan of 1995. The second batch, CR 498295-498424 were built between July and Nov of 1996.

Class H2B

The Conrail H2B class quad hoppers were built at Conrail's own Hollidaysburg Car shops as CR 497576-498294 between Jan and May of 1995.

Class H2C

The Conrail H2C class quad hoppers were built at Conrail's own Hollidaysburg Car shops between March and Sept of 1998 in the series 498425-499024. Of the 599 H2Cs built, only 53 were built and stenciled with CR marks (CR 498677-498727, 499013-499015) while the remaining cars were stenciled with NYC marks. As many of the NYC lettered cars were transferred to NS after the 1999 split, there were restenciled to CR. Then between June and Dec of 2013, Freight Car America, as part of Order No, 180002, rebodied 295 of NS's H2Cs into 3 bay cars and were numbered NS 146153-146449 and are classed HP30R. CSX has since followed suit and has rebodied many of their H2Cs also as well as many other CR class hoppers too.

Class HG7B

The HG7B class consists of ex ICG woodchip cars bought by CR from Greenbrier and used by CR in coke service. The entire class was sold to CSX in 1994.

CR 495500 - Class H2A

Car was built 1-94 as a one-off prototype for what would become the H2 series of quad hoppers built at Hollidaysburg.

CSXT 434280 - Class HG7A

Car is ex CR 470021/IC 83550 and was built 1-69.

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