Ensuring Railroad Tank Car Safety

Ensuring Railroad Tank Car Safety

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Examines the overall process for ensuring tank car design safety and, more specifically, whether all tank cars carrying hazardous materials should be equipped with special safety devices, known as head shields, to prevent tank car head (end) punctures.TABLE 2-4 Estimated Number of Tank Cars in Service in North America, 1993 Note: Specialty tank cars, of which there ... LPG is the most common flammable gas, and alcohols and petroleum products account for most flammable liquid trafficanbsp;...

Title:Ensuring Railroad Tank Car Safety
Author:National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Committee for the Study of the Railroad Tank Car Design Process
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 1994


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