ExactRail Johnstown America AutoFlood II Coal Hoppers
As 100-ton hoppers approached retirement in the 1970 and 1980's, railroads begged car builders to lighten cars so to improve tare weight and fuel economy. Johnstown America answered this call by producing the aluminum AutoFlood II coal hopper. Johnstown America provided an aerodynamic design with a lower center of gravity and the all-new MegoFlo™ automatic discharge system. The result is a car that is a sleek, smooth-sided hopper with extreme, contemporary presence.