Western Coal & Pipeline Co.

Western Coal & Pipeline is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Belt System, owning three low-sulphur coal mines located in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming; as well as an oil pipeline, supplying oil to major cities in the Western half of the United States.

Western Coal & Pipeline supplies coal to several power generation plants throughout the United States, as well as coal to export markets such as Australia and China. In order to transport the coal produced by its mines, Western Coal & Pipeline contracts with the Pacific Belt Rail System to haul the coal in freight cars owned by Western Coal & Pipeline. A detailed listing of the specific car types owned by Western Coal & Pipeline is shown below.


Gondolas
Builder AAR Car Type Mechanical Designation Car Length Cubic Capacity Car Type Number Series Quantity Notes
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total             2100  
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Hoppers
Builder AAR Car Type Mechanical Designation Car Length Cubic Capacity Car Type Number Series Quantity Notes
 
TRN K341 HTS 48'-1" 4207 Cu. Ft. 5-Bay Aluminum "RDVI" 185000-185499 500
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