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30,000 Gallon Ethanol Tank Cars






For years, railroads have hauled ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, as it is better known. Ethanol is mostly made from corn and is used as additive to oxygenate gasoline to reduce pollution. It has also been mixed 85 percent ethanol to 15 percent gasoline and used as an alternative to gasoline. Most of this usage was in the Midwest in states such as Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Indiana where there are considerable crops of corn grown. In 2004, it was mandated that ethanol be used to replace MBTE as an additive to oxygenate all gasoline used in the state of California. Since California is not a corn producing state, the ethanol has to be shipped in from states that do have large corn crops and ethanol plants. This ethanol traffic boomed in 2004 as several million gallons of ethanol is needed each week by refineries in the Los Angeles Harbor area alone and 800 million gallons is needed
in the state each year. To meet growing market demand for new tank cars, UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. is expanding production capacity with a green-field manufacturing facility at Alexandria, Louisiana. UTLX 205400 is the first car in the initial production
run from the new plant. The 30,000 gallon (shell full) car is sized to stage the greatest number of cars at a producer's loading rack and still meet the 263,000-pound gross rail load limit. The car's coupled length of 59'4” and its 119 3/16” I.D. tank provide shipping efficiency within AAR Plate “C” clearance requirements. The Funnel-Flow® design facilitates complete bottom unloading.

The car is scaled from manufacturer's drawings and includes newly-required reflectivity markings.

11873 and 11883 will represent cars from earlier UTLX production, with a slightly different paint scheme.
Key Features:
  • 10 different road numbers
  • Separately applied walkway platform, manway, outlet,
    ladders, brake rigging detail, safety rail supports and tank saddles
  • Photo etched metal walkways and end platforms
  • Wire safety rails and end handrails
  • Printed placards
  • 100-ton roller bearing trucks
  • Minimum radius: 11”
  • Recommended radius: 15”

Road Name Road # Image MSRP Our $ Part #
GATX/Soy 30862 $24.98 ATH-24341
GATX/Soy 3 Pack 30867, 32499, 36129 $74.98 ATH-24342
GATX/Soy 3 Pack 30865, 32491, 32493 $74.98 ATH-24343
GATX/Soy 3 Pack 30868, 32496, 32498 $74.98 ATH-24344
Procor/Green 30862 $24.98 ATH-24345
Procor/Green 3 Pack 75101, 75175, 75341 $74.98 ATH-24346
Procor/Green 3 Pack 71043, 71055, 75279 $74.98 ATH-24347
Procor/Green 3 Pack 71093, 75241, 75292 $74.98 ATH-24348
TILX 30862 $24.98 ATH-24349
TILX 3 Pack 192252, 192270, 192288 $74.98 ATH-24350
TILX 3 Pack 192244, 192266, 192278 $74.98 ATH-24351
TILX 3 Pack 190220, 192239, 192292 $74.98 ATH-24352
ADMX-ADM 29246 $24.98 ATH-24353
ADMX-ADM 3 Pack 29232, 29848, 29885 $74.98 ATH-24354
ADMX-ADM 3 Pack 29259, 29282, 29836 $74.98 ATH-24355
ADMX-ADM 3 Pack 29270, 29251, 29294 $74.98 ATH-24356
Minnesota Corn Processors 300082 $24.98 ATH-24357
Minnesota Corn Processors 3 Pack 300033, 300107, 300121 $74.98 ATH-24358
Minnesota Corn Processors 3 Pack 300026, 300057, 300092 $74.98 ATH-24359
Minnesota Corn Processors 3 Pack 300049, 300074, 300115 $74.98 ATH-24360
Zahori 1712 $24.98 ATH-24361
Zahori 3 Pack 2141, 2166, 3975 $74.98 ATH-24362
Zahori 3 Pack 2157, 2170, 2185 $74.98 ATH-24363
Zahori 3 Pack 1718, 2192, 3979 $74.98 ATH-24364
Abengoa Bioenergy 193901 $24.98 ATH-24365
Abengoa Bioenergy 3 Pack 193850, 193855, 194062 $74.98 ATH-24366
Abengoa Bioenergy 3 Pack 193866, 193892, 194055 $74.98 ATH-24367
Abengoa Bioenergy 3 Pack 193878, 193883, 194049 $74.98 ATH-24368
Procor 47803 $24.98 ATH-24369
Procor 3 Pack 47827, 47874, 47995 $74.98 ATH-24370
Procor 3 Pack 47857, 47877, 47931 $74.98 ATH-24371
Procor 3 Pack 47777, 47839, 47988 $74.98 ATH-24372
South Dakota Soybean Processors 97021 $24.98 ATH-24373
South Dakota Soybean Processors 3 Pack 97054, 97114, 97078 $74.98 ATH-24374
South Dakota Soybean Processors 3 Pack 97003, 97069, 97034 $74.98 ATH-24375
South Dakota Soybean Processors 3 Pack 97035, 97080, 97027 $74.98 ATH-24376
Renewable Products 196073 $24.98 ATH-24377
Renewable Products 3 Pack 198437, 198483, 198542 $74.98 ATH-24378
Renewable Products 3 Pack 196088, 198426, 198509 $74.98 ATH-24379
Renewable Products 3 Pack 196090, 198454, 198535 $74.98 ATH-24380
Union Tank Car/UTLX 205436 $24.98 ATH-24381
Union Tank Car/UTLX 3 Pack 205455, 205529, 205684 $74.98 ATH-24382
Union Tank Car/UTLX 3 Pack 205407, 205583, 205648 $74.98 ATH-24383
Union Tank Car/UTLX 3 Pack 205501, 205512, 205660 $74.98 ATH-24384
ADM 30718 $24.98 ATH-24385
ADM 3 Pack 30893, 30946, 31321 $74.98 ATH-24386
ADM 3 Pack 30902, 31077, 31269 $74.98 ATH-24387
ADM Pack 30784, 30935, 31150 $74.98 ATH-24388
Chief 89953 $25.98 $20.79 ATH-24389
Chief 3 Pack 89954, 89957, 89960 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24390
89955, 89958, 89961 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24391
89956, 89959, 89962 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24392
CHS 255005 $25.98 $20.79 ATH-24393
CHS 3 Pack 255009, 255029, 255062 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24394
255011, 255037, 255079 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24395
255016, 255042, 255098 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24396
U.S. Department of Defense 14404 $25.98 $20.79 ATH-24397
U.S. Department of Defense 3 Pack 14408, 14427, 14456 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24398
14411, 14434, 14462 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24399
14415, 14442, 14482 $75.98 ATH-24487
Abengoa Bioenergy 202083 $25.98 $20.79 ATH-24488
Abengoa Bioenergy 3 Pack 202098, 202136, 202214 $75.98 ATH-24489
202112, 202156, 202237 $75.98 ATH-24490
202128, 202188, 202268 $75.98 ATH-24491
NATX 302633 $25.98 ATH-24492
NATX 3 Pack 306252, 302691, 302891 $75.98 ATH-24493
302661, 302706, 303312 $75.98 ATH-24494
302689, 302728, 303409 $75.98 ATH-24495
Renewable Products 194099 $25.98 $20.79 ATH-24496
Renewable Products 3 Pack 195020, 196048, 197114 $75.98 ATH-24497
195072, 196077, 198218 $75.98 ATH-24498
196002, 196099, 199518 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-24499
Canadian General Transit 23523 $27.98 $22.39 ATH-6636
3 Pack #1 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6637
3 Pack #2 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6638
13 Pack #3 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6639
Midwest Ethanol Transport 112620 $27.98 $22.39 ATH-6640
3 Pack #1 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6641
3 Pack #2 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6642
13 Pack #3 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6643
Nebraska Corn Processing 020 $27.98 $22.39 ATH-6644
3 Pack #1 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6645
3 Pack #2 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6646
13 Pack #3 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6647
Nebraska Corn Processing 068 $27.98 $22.39 ATH-6648
3 Pack #1 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6649
3 Pack #2 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6650
13 Pack #3 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6651
Reeve Agri Energy 35201 $27.98 $22.39 ATH-6652
3 Pack #1 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6653
3 Pack #2 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6654
13 Pack #3 $75.98 $60.79 ATH-6655

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