Tank Cars

Tank cars are specially equipped to transport liquid products. Product is loaded from the manway on the top of the car and unloaded through a bottom outlet valve.

Capacity and Maximum Weight: Gallon capacity ranges from 22,000 to 32,000. The maximum weight ranges from 263,000 to 268,000 pounds which includes the car and product weight.

Additional Features: Cars can be supplied with various linings, loading and unloading fittings, safety appliances, and other characteristics as dictated by railroad regulations.

Types of product suitable for tank cars: corn syrup, water, brine, chemicals, tallow, oil, ethanol

Please call, email, or use the Quick Connect form and a team member will help determine the type of railcar to best meet your needs.

*Note: Western Railroad Equipment Company does not lease tank cars for hazardous material service.