Tank car, model 15-289

Tank car of model 15-289 is used for hauling light oil products on railroads of 1520 mm gauge and can also be transferred to the main railroads of 1435 mm gauge (with trucks replaced). Running gear consists of four-wheel trucks of model 18-100. The car is equipped with automatic coupler and elastomeric draft gear, automatic and hand brake, load-empty device. The tank and all bearing elements are made of 09G2D low-alloy steel. The car is designed for top loading using vacuum pump. Unloading is performed through bottom. Average working pressure (regulated by safety valve) is 0.15 MPa (1.5 kgs/cm²).

Specifications

Load capacity

66

t

Maximum tare weight

28

t

Length over pulling faces of couplers

12020

mm

Truck centers

7800

mm

Design speed

120

km/h

Maximum rated static axle load

235.0(23.5)

kN(tf)

Inside tank diameter

3000

mm

Tank cubic capacity

72.38

m3

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