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Hopper cars (Qbfmkfgh)

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Railcars, open or covered, with the floor sloping from the ends and sides to one or more pockets or hopper openings on the underside of the car to permit self-unloading of bulk commodities. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Open top cars (Qbfmkfg)
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