Biofuel Tank Cars

Explore Our Biofuel Tank Car Options

As demand for alternative fuels continues to grow around the world, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, mature fuel options like biofuel are vital to transportation. Safety and dependability are essential for tank railcars when you’re shipping biofuels. Our modern fleet of DOT117 tank cars – both 25K and 28K – comes equipped with up-to-date exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles that meet the regulatory requirements for handling biofuels and other Packing Group III flammables.

Available models

25k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
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These 25,500-gallon tank cars are typically used in flammable chemical and crude oil services.  All cars have the latest design with exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 57 feet, 2 inches
Cubic Capacity: 25,500 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 197,000 pounds
Tank Description: DOT117J100W
Commodities
» Biofuel
» Chemicals
» Crude Oil
» Flammables
28k General Purpose Tank (Thermally Protected, Coiled, Insulated)
Availability: Contact us for detailed specifications on available cars. Contact Us

These 28,800-gallon tank cars are typically used in flammable services and are ideal for diesel and biodiesel applications. They can be used for crude oil and other flammable applications. All cars have the latest design with exterior jackets, thermal protection and detachable outlet valve handles to meet all regulatory requirements for flammable service.

Specifications
Length: 56 feet, 6 inches
Cubic Capacity: 28,800 gallons
Gross Rail Load: 286,000 pounds
Load Limit: 192,900 pounds
Tank Description: DOT117J100W
Commodities
» Biofuel
» Crude Oil
» Diesel
» Flammables
» Gasoline
» Jet Fuel
» Vegetable Oil