HO RTR RTC 20,900-Gallon Tank, OWIX #15133

Detailed Information

ACTX FEATURES:

Medium-sized tank cars today are used in a variety of service. These brightly-painted cars carry Anhydrous Hydrogen Flouride, a highly corrosive chemical which is widely used by the petrochemical and polymer industries.

OWIX FEATURES:

Old World Transportation (OWIX) has a sizeable fleet of these cars, most of which are earmarked to transport Glycol.

PROCOR FEATURES:

In 1979 Transport Canada began to require that all tank cars carrying hazardous goods be marked with a 1’ tall orange band. The orange band was in use until 1988.

PTLX FEATURES:

This 1974-built car depicts the plain as-built appearance of many tank cars of this era.

TEIX FEATURES:

These models represent the battered and faded appearance of typical modern-era tank cars. They are still a common sight in all types of mixed trains.

UTLX/ALBERTA FEATURES:

These cars were leased to the Alberta Government and carried the same distinctive logo that was more commonly associated with covered hoppers.

SP 700 FEATURES:

Southern Pacific experimented briefly with Fuel Tender operations in the late 1980s. SP 700, was to be the only one of its kind. See Genesis GP40-2 announcement

MODEL FEATURES:

  • All models are representative of prototypical paint schemes
  • 70-ton or 100-ton Roller Bearing trucks w/ 33” or 36” wheels per prototype
  • Decorated models fully-assembled and ready to run out of the box
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Separately applied brake wheel and ladders
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 18”

PROTOTYPE HISTORY:

Richmond Tank Car was based out of Sheldon, Texas, and began operation in 1962. As a car builder RTC constructed tank cars for multiple railroads and leasing companies.

Specifications

PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: Richmond Tank Car
COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1970 - Present
MIN. RADIUS: 18"
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

HO RTR RTC 20,900-Gallon Tank, OWIX #15133

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$42.98

Due Late August, 2018

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