3-bay Open Hoppers

Class H36

Former PRR cars

Class HE7C

Former EL cars.  By the early 1980's, many cars from this class had been sold and relettered to FDDM (CNW subsidiary).  Some then went on to Chessie in early-mid 1986.

3 and 4 Bay Hopper Dispositions

BPRR 6006 ex LBR 20046/CR 495266 H1N

BPRR 6007 ex LBR 20050/CR 496005 H2

BPRR 6008 ex LBR 20051/CR 497522 H2

BPRR 6009 ex LBR 20052/CR 496709 H2

Class HE7B

ex EL

Class H1L

Class H1L consists of two distinct groups of GSC-built hoppers which Conrail purchased from the ATSF in the early 1990s.

Class H1K

Class H1K was built in 12-91 and 1-92 by Trinity.

Class H37G

The H37G class was a group of 70-ton hoppers the PC rebuilt in 1970 to become PC 459371-459832. They carried this number series onto Conrail.

Class HE7A

ex-EL.

ex-HLMX

Conrail series 494970-494999.  Acquired via HLMX, originally C&O cars that were rebodied by BSC in 1988.

Class HR1D

The HR1D class of hoppers were built by Bethlehem Steel at Johnstown PA in late 1975 as RDG 483501-484600.

Class HR1C

The HR1C class of hoppers were built by Bethlehem Steel at Johnstown PA in 1962 as RDG 40001-40400. Cars were originally assigned to the CR 479025-481377 series.

Class HR1B

The HR1B class of hoppers were built by Bethlehem Steel at Johnstown PA as RDG 41650-41849 in 1971. RDG 41775-41849 were transferred to the D&H in 4/76 and became D&H 9701-9775.

Class H43D

The H43D class was assembled by Bethlehem Steel at Johnstown,PA for the PC in 1971.

Class H43C

The H43C class was assembled by Bethlehem in Johnstown starting in 1967.

Class H43B

The H43B subclass was built at Hollidaysburg using components supplied by Bethlehem Steel-Johnstown.

Class H43A

The H43A subclass was built at Hollidaysburg using components supplied by Bethlehem Steel-Johnstown.

Class H1A

The H1A class of hoppers was built by the N&W between 4/78-1/79 as CR 486801-487300. Cars are rated at 100 tons, 3570 cuft, & 50ft long.

Class H1D

Class H1D was built by the N&W as clones of their H12 class of cars.

Class HR1A

The HR1A class of hoppers were built by the Reading at their Reading PA shops as RDG 41250-41649 in 1966. These cars were renumbered into the CR 481582-483757 series.

Class H1G

Conrail's H1G class was built by the Chessie at their Raceland, KY shops.

Class H1C

Conrail's H1C class was constructed by Pullman-Standard from October-December 1978, and could be seen in both coal and ore service throughout the years. Car were numbered as CR 489801-490800.

Class H1B

Conrail rostered 2830 Class H1B triple hoppers, built by Bethlehem Steel's Johnstown plant between May 1978-November 1979. Cars were number as CR 487301-489800 & 490801-490875.

Class HE7E

ex-EL.

Class H39B

ex PC/PRR

Class H39A

The PRR began building a fleet of more than 6000 H39A 70-ton hoppers in 1962, many of which were conveyed to PC and Conrail.

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