Branch: Gases<br> Segment: Gas rail tank cars for LPG<br> Load: Butadiene, Butane, Mixture A, Mixture A0, Mixture A1, Mixture C, Isobutene, LPG, Propane

GAS RAIL TANK CARS FOR LPG

The voluminous | G47.117D

Features

Optimized for the transportation of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) in Western Europe thanks to excellent utilization of the D grid.

Bottom valves are operated hydraulically in the gas and liquid phases.

Charging/discharging can be accelerated by fitting quick couplings.

Length over buffers = 18.0 m
 Suitable for 14 m wagon weighbridge.

Technical details

Tare weight approx. 33.3 t
Axle load 22.5 t
Clearance: outer wheelsets approx. 13,900 mm
Min. curve radius 35 m
Brake KE-GP 12" (1xBgu)
Brake block categoryK brake block
Crash buffer Crash buffer
Safety equipment • 25 t axles with max. axle load of 22.5 t
• Optional anti-crash system (ACS) for an additional charge
Tank material Carbon steel (P460NL2)
Nominal volume approx. 117 m³
Tank code P27BH
Design temperature -40°C / +50°C