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Ammonia tank wagon certified

14 Jul 2016

RUSSIA: Uralvagonzavod has begun delivering its first Type 15-5183 liquefied anhydrous ammonia tank wagons to customers, following the completion of the certification process.

The tank diameter of 3 200 mm gives a capacity of 73ยท1 m3, an 18% increase on older designs. 

The manufacturer estimates that there are around 5 500 ammonia tank wagons in service in Russia, with around 2 000 of these due to reach the end of their expected service life by 2020.