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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The subject of the test system is the selection of companies for the nationwide supply of BB-Holding AG as well as the companies associated with it within the meaning of 228 (3) UGB with diesel fuel and heating oils (delivery in road tank cars, tank car 2ax, tank car 4ax), as well as Equipment with fuel cards for use nationwide and throughout Europe.
Officials in Texarkana, Arkansas, took a tour Wednesday at the new Union Tank Car Co.
The final rule requires high-hazard flammable unit trains (HHFUT) with at least one tank car with Packing Group I materials (i.
Typical railcar exterior coatings have a service life of 10 years (although tank car exteriors are recoated every five to seven years), but repainting can sometimes be pushed out to 15 years and may be planned to coincide with taking the railcar out of service for other repairs.
Monday's accident also raises questions over whether any tank car is safe enough to withstand a derailment at speeds of 40 miles per hour or more, said Bob Pickel, a senior vice president of marketing and sales for National Steel Car, a Canadian railcar maker based in Hamilton, Ontario.
A more practical approach, the organizations say, is to grandfather existing ethanol cars, allowing them to remain in service and rely on shipper and tank car owners to phase out the use of older cars when new ones reasonably can be obtained.
However, it would not mean those older cars would go away, and there's already a two-year backlog on new tank car construction.
25 May 2011 -- S&P on Tuesday set its BBB rating to the Rule 415 shelf drawdown of senior unsecured notes of US tank car leasing company GATX (NYSE:GMT).
Yet, the Navy barely expanded its chemical tank car fleet and owned no POL tank cars; it purchased mostly boxcars and owned more hopper cars than tank cars.
In general, tank car products represent a more hazardous commodity since the liquid chemicals are generally more dangerous and are more difficult to clean up in case of leakage.
Powered by 5 to 10 HP severe duty motors, the mixer draws material in from the upper portions of tank and discharges it bi-directionally at the bottom, including remote accesses of the tank car.