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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Tank Car - Zags Pressurized

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Name Tank Car, No Dome, Zags Pressurized
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Tank Car
Variety Zags Pressurized
Era Epoch III (1945-1970)



History: 4 four-axle pressurized gas tank cars were built in the post war period. They came in different designs both with and without heat shields. Many of these cars were privately owned and painted and lettered for the firms such as Eva Railroad Transport, Inc., Düsseldorf, Germany, VTG, Inc., Hamburg, Germany, and Ruhr Nitrogen, Inc., Bochum, Germany. These cars were a common sight in 1962 Germany.

UIC type: Zags (Zagks, Zagkks, Zagns)
Z = Tank
a = 4 wheelsets
g =For sealed or liquified gases or gas dissolved under pressure
k = Maximum load on class C route: m < 40 t
kk = Maximum load on class C route: 40 t ≤ m < 50 t
n = Maximum load on class C route: m > 60 t
s = Permitted in trains up to 100 km/h


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Item created by: gdm on 2019-05-20 17:14:24. Last edited by Alain LM on 2019-10-18 06:16:44

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