Recent Examples of tank car from the Web
The Holiday Express, decorated from tank car to caboose in twinkling lights, shiny ornaments, and toy trains, comes complete with Santa and a few elves.
Rail remains vulnerable to track wear and defects and single-walled tank cars that can be punctured in a crash.
More frequent inspections are needed to prevent potentially catastrophic derailments of trains hauling oil and ethanol in which ruptured tank cars can produce giant fireballs, the scientific organization said in a report this month.
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