Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

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  by Otto Vondrak
Can someone tell me the heritage of the ballast hoppers MN uses? Also does MN roster any "regular" open top hoppers or are they all hoppers with ballast chutes?


  by DutchRailnut
the four pocket remote controlled ones are new from Difco.
the other ones were ex Conrail but not sure of previous heritage.