30,600 Gallon Ethanol Tank Car

30,600 Gallon Ethanol Tank Car

This 30,600 gallon non-coiled and non-insulated tank car has been designed with a 286,000 lbs gross rail load and meets the DOT 117J100W specification for the transportation of ethanol and other like commodities. This car comes equipped with ½ inch full height head shields as well as 9 MPH roll over top fittings protection. The car is completely covered with 0.52 inch thick 4.8 lb per cubic foot thermal ceramic blanket. Various options for loading/unloading valve configurations are available depending on the service requirements.

30,600 Gallon Ethanol Tank Car technical drawing.


Length, Over Pulling Faces 59′-10″
Length, Over Truck Centers 46′-7.5″
Width, Extreme 10′-7.9375″
Height, Extreme 15′-5.625″
Tank, Outside Diameter 10′-7.9375″
Tank, Outside Length 54′-0.6875″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 90,100 lbs
Load Limit 195,900 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 30,600 gal

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 180′
Coupled to Base Car 219′
Coupled to Like Car 221′

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