BTS Rail Tank Car Data Program

Data Provided:

  • The total number of rail tank cars modified, or retrofitted, to meet the DOT-117R specification or equivalent;
  • The total number of tank cars built to meet the DOT-117 specification or equivalent; and
  • The total number of tank cars used or likely to be used to transport Class 3 flammable liquids that have not been modified.

Current 2021 Report Findings:

Number of Tank Cars by Type and Percent of Fleet by Tank Car Type: 2016-2020