18,000 Gallon Chlorine Pressure Tank Car

18,000 Gallon Chlorine Pressure Tank Car

This 18,000 gallon tank car is built to meet DOT105J600W specifications and to operate at a 286,000 lbs gross rail load for the transportation of chlorine. The car is equipped with a 20-inch manway and an internal tank test pressure of 600 PSI. The car is insulated with 2-inch thick ceramic fiber covered with 2-inch fiberglass. Top fittings consist of two 1-inch air valves, two 1-inch liquid valves and pipes, and a 375 PSI pressure relief valve.


Length, Over Pulling Faces 46′-11.5″
Length, Over Truck Centers 33′-5″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-6″
Tank, Outside Diameter 9′
Tank, Outside Length 41′-1″
Clearance AAR Plate B


Light Weight 93,840 lbs
Load Limit 180,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 18,000 gal

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 163′
Coupled to Like Car 163′

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