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General Purpose Tank cars are categorized into 5 seperate groupings: GP Small, 20k Gallon GP, 23,500 Gallon GP, 25,500 Gallon GP, and GP Large. The GP tank car fleet is over 500k cars, with the largest sub-category being GP Large Cars. Fifty percent of this fleet have a 263k Grl tonnage capacity, with the difference being 286k Grl. The largest commodities moved by GP Tank Cars are Alcohols and Crude Petroleum. The oldest segment of this fleet are the GP Smalls Tank Cars.
This car type is segmented into three categories based on shell gallonage capacity: Small Pressure, Medium Pressure, and Large Pressure. The majority of Pressure cars are large pressure cars which make up over 75% of this fleet. The primary commodity moved by Pressure cars are Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) representing over 60% of all shipments. After LPGs, chlorine, industrial gases, and anhydroud ammonia are the next largest group of commodites moved by Pressure cars.
These cars have unique features that are required for certain commodities that would not move in a regular GP and Pressure tank car. The two primary car types of this group are Acid cars and Rubber Lined cars. Sulfuric Acid is the largest commodity shipped for the Acid Tank Car segment. Of the Rubber Lined cars, Inorganic acids represents over 70% of this fleets traffic.
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