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Lot of 10 Standard Steel Hopper Cars
Sold For (CAD):
1 (lot(s))
Location :
Coalhurst, AB
Sale / Lot :
R1ED0011114 - 1ED011436-T5004-AV
Closing date:
04-January-2022 @ 12:04 p.m.


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Sold For (CAD):
Lot of 10 Standard Steel Hopper Cars
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
04-January-2022 @ 12:04 p.m.
1 (lot(s))
Description :

Lot of 10 Standard Steel Hopper Cars

  • AAR Car Code: C113
  • Car Type: Covered Hopper
  • Fleet: Grain
  • Tons: 31
  • Length: 59 feet
  • Build dates include: 1976 (1 car), 1982-1984 (9 cars)
  • Equipment IDs:
    • CP601653
    • CP607846
    • CP607886
    • CP606420
    • CP606904
    • CP608179
    • CP606675
    • CP607126
    • CP606802
    • CP606651
  • Hopper Car Specifications for 1982 to 1984 Year Builds:
    • Approximate Dimensions:
      • Outside Length: 59’
      • Outside Extreme Width: 10’8"
      • Outside Height of Extreme Width: 8’8"
      • Outside Extreme Height: 15’2"
      • Outside Upper Eaves Width: 9’
      • Outside Upper Eaves Height: 8’10"
  • Hopper Car Specifications for 1976 Year Builds:
    • Approximate Dimensions:
      • Outside Length: 59’
      • Outside Extreme Width: 10’8"
      • Outside Height of Extreme Width: 8’9"
      • Outside Extreme Height: 14’11"
      • Outside Upper Eaves Width: 8’10"
      • Outside Upper Eaves Height: 14’4"
  • Approximate Weights and Mechanical for All Build Years:
    • Tare Weight Range: 60,100 lbs to 64,500 lbs
    • Total Allowable Weight on Rail: 268,000 lbs
    • Cubic Feet Capacity: 4,550
    • Axles: 4
    • Body Type: Standard Steel
    • Lining: Synthetic
    • Roof: Trough Hatch in Roof
    • Outlets: 4
    • Compartments: 4
    • Unloading System Type: Gravity
  • Salvage Value Information for All Build Years:
    • Non-Metallic Weight: Approximately 2,500 lbs
  • Condition:
    • All units are in working condition with allowances for normal wear and tear, and are:
      • Capable of performing the functions for which they were designed, with all loading and unloading components in working order
      • Suitable for use in interchange
      • Suitable for continued commercial use in the commodity last carried
      • Empty and clean
      • Free and clear of all liens
  • Specific car issues may include:
    • Graffiti
    • Rust
  • Note: Car logs available upon request
    • Please contact to make request in writing
Additional comments:

Government Markings Removal:

  1. Buyer shall fully remove all Government of Canada markings (including all logos, unit number, AEI tags, and any other identifying marks) from the Asset, within 7 business days of delivery. Buyer shall email to confirm that the markings have been removed. The custodian will then immediately delete the unit number from the Universal Machine Language Equipment Register (“UMLER"). Buyer shall ensure that prior to any use of the Asset, Buyer shall have restencilled, tagged and registered the Asset in UMLER as its own.
  2. If the cars are purchased for salvage, a certification of destruction is to be provided in lieu of removing markings.
  3. To ensure compliance with one of the above conditions, a separate deposit of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00 CAD) will be applied against each car for a total of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00 CAD) payable by certified cheque, bank draft or irrevocable letter of credit made out to the Receiver General for Canada. This deposit will be returned via Purolator once the Purchaser can certify that all Government of Canada markings have been removed from the cars, or a certification of destruction has been provided. Removal arrangements for the cars will not be finalized until GCSurplus is in receipt of this performance deposit and separate payment.

Assets Removal:

  1. Removal must be coordinated with Transport Canada within 7 business days of received payment. Transport Canada will assist in a onetime free movement of the entire lot from storage to a single Canadian CP interchange. Once the cars are delivered to the interchange the Purchaser will assume all costs and responsibilities for the continued movement of the unit.
  2. If the cars are purchased for salvage, the units cannot be dismantled onsite.


  1. Stock photos used, units may not be exactly as shown. Representative units have been photographed for the purposes of this sale. Prospective bidders are encouraged to view the lot in person on the following days by appointment:
    • Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM MT
  2. All viewing is by appointment only. Walk-ins will be turned away.
  3. Parties visiting the rail yard must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and be accompanied by CP Mechanical Management. PPE includes but may not be limited to the following items must be supplied and worn by the bidder.
    • Face masks
    • Steel toed boots
    • Hard hat
    • Safety glasses
    • High visibility safety vest
    • Work gloves (if inspecting equipment)
    • Ear protection
  4. To make an appointment to view please contact Transport Canada / Government of Canada:
    • Steve Probert (Tel: 431-276-1859) 
    • Catherine Chunesingh (Tel: 431-337-0659)
    • Email at
    • TTY: 1-888-675-6863


  1. Payment for this lot separate from the deposit referenced in the section Government Markings Removal will be limited to:
    • Certified Cheque
    • Bank Draft
    • Wire Transfer
  2. Payment shall be made out to Receiver General for Canada and presented in Canadian funds.

Location and Contacts
Location of asset(s):
Range Rd 225
Coalhurst , AB     T0L 0V0
Coalhurst, AB

The exact location of this sale could not be determined. Please contact the GCSurplus sales rep for more information.

Contact :
Steve or Catherine
GCSurplus sales rep:
Attila Vass
Sale account:
Lot number:
Payment and Removal
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 5 business days from the date of such request and prior to removal of any of the property.
The Purchaser, upon acceptance of this offer by the Minister and after payment in full has been received by the Minister, shall at their expense, pack, load and remove the property by the date indicated on the bill of sale or, if no date is shown, within 7 business days after the date the bill of sale is issued.
Sales Clauses

This sale is subject to all of the clauses outlined in the GCSurplus

General terms and conditions A , unless General terms and conditions B are cited.
The Purchaser must also pay particular attention to the following clauses.
Clause No. Description

All sales are final. No purchased Goods may be returned and no requests for reimbursement in whole or in part will be accepted.


During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Buyers are advised to contact each asset custodian listed on the sale to determine what viewing and pick-up directions are in place as instructions may vary from location to location. The item(s) described herein are being sold offsite and not from a GCSurplus Sales Centre. For all offsite sales, Canada is responsible for making the sale items accessible for removal. They are under no obligation to provide assistance of any kind. It is the Purchaser's responsibility to ensure they have the proper labour and material handling equipment to facilitate the removal. Failure to comply with this condition of sale may lead to the Purchaser being turned away and the items and funds being forfeited.