tank car


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Noun1.tank car - a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulktank car - a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
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tank car

n (Rail) → Kesselwagen m
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According to Fajen, operators were cautioned when spotting railcars because of the limited room between the side of the tank car and the edge of the rack.
"According to Union Pacific itself," says Lewis' report, "approximately 10 percent of the railroad's 9,000 chemical tank car inspections [in 1996] found `exceptions,' such as unlabeled or mislabeled tankers, or tops not positioned properly on tank cars." One surprise inspection by the Federal Railroad Administration found 37 percent of the cars in one UP railyard defective, including 96 with brake problems.
16 November 2016 - US-based short line railroad and rail services company Patriot Rail Co LLC's Lakeshore Railcar Services LLC subsidiary has acquired the assets of Midwest-based rail tank car and tanker truck cleaning specialist United Transportation Group, the company said.
This enables Sabic to immediately know whether a rail tank car has been loaded or unloaded or is ready to be redeployed.
Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Thursday toured the Springfield division of Greenbrier Rail Services, a Lake Oswego based rail equipment manufacturer, speaking with company, Springfield and Eugene officials about the need to finalize safer tank car standards.
and Canada are trying to coordinate on new tank car standards.
The FRA's proposed rule would outlaw DOT 111 railroad cars after two years for the shipment of packing group I flammable liquids, including most Bakken crude oil, unless the tank cars are retrofitted to comply with new tank car design standards.
The two others, plus the tank car carrying sodium hydroxide, safely contained their deadly contents.
and Union Pacific Railroad joined forces with Union Tank Car Co.