Dark gray mineral oil car with VTG logo.

Mineral oilrail tank car

Zas | VTG type M16.086C

Data sheet

  • The classic wagon for transporting light petroleum products in Eastern Europe.
  • Modern tanks mounted on extremely reliable underframes.
  • These wagons were the backbone of the VTG fleet for many years and still constitute a lucrative alternative newly built wagons.
  • Optimal utilization of C tracks at reasonable prices.


Technical details

Tare weight Approx. 23.4 t
Axle load 20 t
Clearance: outer wheelsets Ca. 12,460 mm
Min. curve radius 35 m
Brake KE-GP 16“
Brake block category Gray cast iron
Tank material Carbon steel (S355J2+N)
Nominal volume Approx. 86 m³
Forced ventilation Mechanical, self-operating (linked to bottom
Vapour return Operated from bottom level on both sides, with
pressure tight cap
Tank code L4BH
Design temperature -20/+50°C
Residue emptying 1° slope angle and tank sump


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