The AAR apparently has no problem with that phase out, which requires tank cars
built after Oct.
The exterior of a tank car
when coated with a single-coat, direct-to-metal (DTM) epoxy coating will require approximately 35 gallons of paint vs.
It must issue the new rules for safer rail tank cars
as soon as possible.
In comments to PHMSA, a coalition of 30 groups calls on the agency to "reconsider and revamp proposed new rules for rail tank cars
hauling crude oil and ethanol to avoid exacerbating already significant disruptions to rail service.
said it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars
to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher safety standard for a fleet that's seen multiple major accidents.
Beginning in the mid-1960s, the decline of tank car
loadings eventually produced deficits in mileage allowances.
Meanwhile, a longer-range initiative under way is called the Next Generation Tank Car
Note that the CV range is much greater for hopper cars than for tank cars
in both Stage 2 and 4, illustrating that hopper cars experience more transit time variation than tank cars
and suggesting the requirement for additional car inventory at both the plant and customer locations.
ITEM: In the pre-dawn hours of April 11, 1996, along railroad tracks one mile west of the rural Montana community of Alberton, four Montana Rail Link tank cars
The CAS must meet the technical parameters set out in Appendix 1 to this Tender Documentation - Technical Conditions for a Tank Car
This enables Sabic to immediately know whether a rail tank car
has been loaded or unloaded or is ready to be redeployed.