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Agricultural products are one-third of Saskatchewan's exports.

Cars in Service 900
Cars Allocated to CN/LMR (SKNX 397000-397476) 415
Cars allocated to CPR (SKPX 625000-625522) 485
Cars destroyed to date 100
Car volume  128.8 m3 (4550 ft3)
LD LMT (Load Limit)  101,500 kg (223,800 lbs)
LT WT (Light Weight - empty)  28,200 kg (62,200 lbs)
Gross Weight  129,700 kg (286,000 lbs)
Material  Steel
Lining  Epoxy
Dates Built  February, 1981 to October, 1981

 

The SGCC Hopper Car Fleet was original built by Hawker Siddeley Canada Ltd in Trenton, NS and Thunder Bay, ON.

The original paint design is brown and orange in colour, with accent pin stripping and a wheat sheaf. There are approximately 800 SGCC hopper cars in service with the original paint scheme.

In 2007, the SGCC repainted 110 of the SGCC hopper cars. The repainting was completed by GE Rail Car Repair Services Company. Regina, SK and the decaling package was supplied by Arco Graphic Inc., Saskatoon, SK.

The new paint scheme is a solid green with a three part decaling package including the word Saskatchewan! in white, a orange prairie lily and a harvest yellow swoosh.



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