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Freight Wagons

Q. What are the loading gauge restrictions (maximum


dimensions) on IR wagons?
Please see the 1971 standards for rolling stock dimensions and also the older, 1929 standards for
rolling stock dimensions. Also of potential interest in this connection are the dimensions of tracks.

Q. How are freight cars classifed by IR?


The following codes are used now for classifying freight cars. The classification scheme is not entirely
systematic. Older wagons especially have codes that are not easily explained in this way. But in
general an optional gauge code is followed by a type code which is followed by an indication of the
coupler and whether the wagon is air-braked.
Gauge code

M : (prefix) MG

N : (prefix) NG
Wagon type code

B : (prefix) Bogie wagon (sometimes omitted)

BV : Brake van

V : Brake/parcel van (see above for brake van codes)

O : Open wagon (gondola)

C : Covered wagon (boxcar)

F : Flat car

FK : Flat car for container transport

FU : Well wagon

LA : Low flat car with standard buffer height

LB : Low flat car with low buffer height

LAB : Low flat car, one end with low buffers, the other with high buffers

R : Rail-carrying wagon

T : Tanker (additional letters indicate material carried)

U : Well wagon

W : Well wagon

K : Open wagon: ballast / material / refuse transport (older wagons)

C : Centre discharge

S : Side discharge

R : Rapid (forced) discharge, bottom discharge

X : Both centre and side discharge

X : (also?) High sided

Y : Low (medium?) side walls

L : Low sided

H : Heavy load

The B indication is sometimes omitted as all new wagons are bogie stock.
Following the type code in the classification code a letter may denote the type of coupler, nowadays
optional, as all new freight cars are fitted with centre buffer couplers (CBC). An 'N' suffix is for
'pneumatic', or air-braked wagons. Most newer stock that is air-braked also has CBC couplers, so the
'C' is usually dropped. E.g., BOXN for air-braked BOX wagons, not BOXCN. Almost all the older stock is
vacuum-braked.
Coupler, brake, and other suffixes:

C = Centre buffer coupler (CBC)

R = Screw coupling only

T = Transition coupler (CBC with additional side buffers and screw coupling)

N = Air-braked

M = (suffix) Military

Most wagons are made of steel, except for a few special-purpose wagons. Some specialized wagons
have been made with stainless steel or special steel alloys to reduce corrosion. Some Recently [12/04]
with the rising price of steel IR has been looking into using steel substitutes, and plans have also been
drawn up for the production of aluminium-body wagons (see BOBNAL, BOBRAL below). It is thought
that about 750 aluminium wagons will be built in 2005-2006. Interestingly, some of these are said to
be of a 4-wheel design. The tare weight is expected to be reduced by about 4.2 tonnes. A few
aluminium wagons are already in use on a trial basis. Aluminium wagons besides being of a lower cost
and having a lower tare weight, also have the advantage of suffering less corrosion in many
circumstances. A typical rake with aluminium wagons instead of steel ones would carry almost 240t
more goods.
As seen in the permanent way section, many BG routes have rails that allow axle loads of up to 25t, or
in many cases 22.5t. However, normal operating procedures on IR restrict BG wagons to 20.3t of axle
load. Now [3/05] it has been proposed that this be raised to 23t.
Descriptions of some wagon types follow below.

BOX

High-sided bogie open wagon. Side discharge arrangement. 55 ton capacity, 25 ton tare. Used

for coal and other bulk goods. About 7,000 of these are in use [2006]; this class is in decline since the
advent of the BOXN and other variants. There used to be over 14,000 of these in the 1990s, and
about 8,800 as late as 2005. BOXT, BOXR, and BOXC are the same with transition, screw, and CBC
couplers, respectively.

BOXN BOX variant: High-sided bogie open wagon with pneumatic brakes, high tensile CBC
couplers, CASNUB cast steel bogies, cartridge tapered roller bearings. Perhaps the most common
wagon, there are around 64,000 or more of these in use [2002-2006]. Used for bulk movement of
material commodities (coal, iron ore, stone, etc.).
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie inner

Tare

22.47t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

58.81t

Payload (revised, incl.


tolerance)

64+2 = 66t (RC


13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

86.47+2 = 88.47t

Capacity

56.3m3

Width

3.2m

Height

3.225m

Length over headstock

9.784m

Length over coupler faces

10.71m

Distance between bogie centres

6.524m

Standard rake size (2007)

59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

4809.3t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

5399.32 (BOXNM1) A.L. - 22.9 tt

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5233.53t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60 (CC+8+2), 75 (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

80 (CC+8+2), 80 (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

60km/h (CC+8+2), 75km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

80km/h (CC+8+2), 80km/h (CC)

AAR 'E' high-tensile coupler with high-capacity draft gear. CASNUB 22 NLB Cast Steel bogies. Air
brakes and parking brakes. Rated speed 80km/h (some older ones were rated at 75km/h).

BOXN-HA

The BOXNHA type is a BOXN variant with improved bogies and higher capacity, fit for

100km/h. (Suffix 'HA' = 'high axle load'.) Uses IRF 108HS cast steel bogies with secondary
suspension, CBC couplers, and single-pipe air brakes. The wagon is similar to the BOXN wagon in
length and width, but taller by 225mm. Rake loads rise to 3783t from the 3411t of ordinary BOXN
wagons.
These wagons were designed for higher speed (100km/h) operations with higher axle loads (22.1t for
coal, 23.5t for iron ore). 301 of these wagons were produced between Nov. 1999 and March 2000 and
at first allocated to the Hospet - Chennai section. However, the track on this section could not handle
the higher axle loads (the wagons required 52kg 90 UTS rails) and upgrade plans were dropped, so
the decision was made to run the BOXN-HA wagons with reduced loading and stop the manufacture of
more of them. About 400 more of them were eventually manufactured before production was halted
permanently. RDSO later developed the BOXN-HS variants (see below) which later became more
widely used for high-speed iron ore and coal loads. BOXN-HA production has not resumed although
now many main line sections have 60kg rails and are quite capable of handling the wagons' higher
axle loads. It appears that the poor condition of some bridges and other track structures may have
been the reason behind halting the BOXN-HA production. Had this wagon come into general use,
freight rakes of 5220 tonnes could have been run. These wagons number about 731 as of 2006.

Max. axle load

22.9t
Some variants 23.5t.

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

14

Tare

23.17t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

65.23t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

66+2 = 68t
(RC 102/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

88.40t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

91.17t

Capacity

NA

Width

3200mm

Height

3450mm

Length over headstock

9780mm

Length over coupler faces

10713mm

Distance between bogie centres

NA

Standard rake size (2007)

59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

5229.4t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5392.8t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60km/h (22.9t), 100km/h (20.32t)

RDSO design speed (empty)

65km/h (22.9t), 100km/h (20.32tkm/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP (22.9t), 75km/h (20.32t)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP (22.9t), 100km/h (20.32t)

BOXN-HS

BOXNHS wagons are converted BOXN wagons fitted with CASNUB HS high-speed

bogies raising the max. speed to 100km/h. Developed by RDSO after the BOXN-HA wagons didn't
work out; it has a 8% lower capacity compared to the BOXN-HA. Many BOXN-HS wagons have been
seen [8/05] with a name, 'Pragati', stenciled on them. It is not known whether these represent some
sort of class name or a variant design.
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

12

Tare

22.47t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

58.81t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

64+2 = 66t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

86.47+2 = 88.47t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

NA

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

NA

Standard rake size (2007)

59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

4809.32t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

5399.32 (BOXNHSM1) A.L. - 22.9 tt

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5233.53t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60km/h (CC+8+2), 100km/h (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

65km/h (CC+8+2), 100km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP (CC+8+2), 100km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP (CC+8+2), 100km/h (CC)

BOXN-HL

BOXNHL wagons are like BOXNHS wagons but about 250mm longer, and made of

stainless steel and cold rolled sections. Air-braked, CBC couplers, roller bearings.
Max. axle load

22.9t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

14

Tare

20.6t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

71.0t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

70t
(RC 29/2009)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

91.6t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

90.6t

Capacity

61.05m3

Width

3250mm

Height

3301mm

Length over headstock

10034mm

Length over coupler faces

10963mm

Distance between bogie centres

6690mm

Standard rake size (2007)

58
(RC 05/2009)

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

5326.6t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5268.6t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

75km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

100km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP

BOXN-CR

BOXNCR wagons are corrosion-resistant BOXN wagons built with 3CR12 stainless

steel (a proprietary version of grade 409 stainless steel). Only about 580 of these (10 rakes) have
been built so far [4/02] as part of ongoing service trials. Note: In 2006, IR's published statistics
reported holdings of only 286 of these wagons; it's not clear whether this is a clerical error or whether
nearly 300 of them have been retired/scrapped in recent years.

BOXN-LW

The BOXNLW wagons are low-tare-weight BOXN wagons ('LW' = 'low weight') The

tare weight is reduced by 1.8t compared to BOXN wagons, and the payload correspondingly increased
by the same amount. This wagon has a stainless steel body to reduce corrosion. About 250 of these (4
rakes) have been bult so far [12/04] as part of ongoing service trials Air-braked, CBC coupler, roller
bearings..
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

20.41t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

60.87t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

-t

Capacity

61.09m3

Width

3250mm

Height

3341mm

Length over headstock

9784mm

Length over coupler faces

10713mm

Distance between bogie centres

6524mm

Standard rake size (2007)

59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

4809.32t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

-t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

75km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

100km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP

BOXN-AL

BOXNAL wagons are BOXN wagons with an aluminium body on top of a steel

underframe. The aluminium alloy is 'RDE-40', also used in the BOBR-AL wagons. These wagons are
naturally lighter and allow a higher payload to be carried for the same axle load.

BOXN-EL

The BOXNEL wagons are BOXN wagons with 'enhanced loading' features, designed for

transporting coal, ores, etc. CASNUB 22NLC bogies, CBC couplers, single-pipe air brakes.
Max. axle load

25t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

14

Tare

22.47t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

75.73t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

75+2 = 77t
(RC 109/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

98.0t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

99.47t

Capacity

56.29m3

Width

3200mm

Height

3233mm

Length over headstock

9784mm

Length over coupler faces

10713mm

Distance between bogie centres

6524mm

Standard rake size (2007)

59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

5795.8t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5882.5t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

45+5km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

60+5km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

45km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

60km/h

BOXN-25M

BOXN variants produced by Golden Rock Workshops (2012) designed for a 25t axle

load and correspondingly higher carrying capacity. Swing motion bogies.

BOXS

BOX wagon with side discharge / flap doors, siding roof (rare)

???

(Code not known) [12/06] New low-height BOXN variants have been seen coupled in sets of 5

wagons just like the BLCA/BLCB formations (q.v.). Each coupled group of 5 wagons has a CBC at
either end. Within each group the wagons have slackless drawbars connecting them to one another.
Like the BLCA/BLCB, these are expected to allow IR to carry taller loads without running into problems
with height clearances.

BCN

Bogie covered 8-wheeler wagon, CASNUB bogies, air-braked, CBC. Originally developed in

1984 for carrying bagged commodities. Original model had entirely riveted construction. This variant
has undergone some changes over the years. Newer ones have snubbers and nested coil springs
under bolster, elastomeric pads, with secondary suspension system.
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

27.2t
Older: 25.9t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

54.08t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

61+1 = 62t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

89.2t

Capacity

104m3

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

14500mm

Length over coupler faces

15429mm

Distance between bogie centres

10000mm

Standard rake size (2007)

41

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3346.28t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

3674.28 (CC+6+2)(BCNM1)
A.L. - 22.9t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

3671.8t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60km/h (CC+6+2), 75km/h (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

80km/h (CC+6+2), 80km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP (CC+6+2), 75km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP (CC+6+2), 80km/h (CC)

BCNA

The BCNA wagon, also known as 'BCN/A', is a variant of the BCN design was developed to

be less long but increased height to keep the capacity the same. It has welded construction compared
to the original BCN which was riveted. BCNA wagons are covered bogie wagons (capable of being

made water-tight for delicate commodities) with cartridge tapered roller bearings, cast steel bogie, air
brakes. Two doors on each side. Uses BCN design's 2-tonne overload capacity. Also very common,
there are more than 42,000 of these in use [2006]. Used for foodstuffs, cement, etc. (but see the
BCCN wagon below, especially for cement transport, and BCX, which are also used for bulk food
transport).
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie inner

Tare

24.55t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

56.73t

Payload (revised, incl.


tolerance)

63+1 = 64t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl.


tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl.


tolerance)

88.55t

Capacity

106.5m3

Width

3200mm

Height

4017mm

Length over headstock

13521m

Length over coupler faces

14450mm

Distance between bogie


centres

9500

Standard rake size (2007)

43

Total train load (incl. BVZC,


RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3508.8t

Total train load (incl. BVZC,


CC+8+2)

3852.8
(CC+6+2)
(BCNAM1)
A.L. - 22.9t

Total train load (incl. BVZC,


revised, incl. tolerance)

3555.8t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60km/h
(CC+6+2),
80km/h (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

80km/h
(CC+6+2),
80km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed


(loaded, SER)

UP (CC+6+2),
75km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP (CC+6+2), 80km/h (CC)

AAR 'E' high-tensile coupler with high-capacity draft gear. CASNUB 22 NLB cast steel bogies. Snubbers
and nested coil springs under bolster, elastomeric pads, etc., with secondary suspension system. Air
brakes and parking brakes. Rated for 80km/h.

BCNA-HS BCNAHS wagons are a modified design of the BCNA wagons with CASNUB HS highspeed bogies raising the max. speed to 100km/h. These wagons are characterised by a patch of
red/white horizontal stripes on the top left.

BCCN

BCN variants for carrying bulk cement.

Loading is through ports at the top; unloading via


chutes at the bottom.

BCCN/BCCNA/BCCNB

Automobile

Carriers
A few wagons also marked BCCN like the cement carrier class noted above are actually single- or
double-decker wagons intended for carrying automobiles; these have a low platform with 840mm
wheel diameter and are fitted with air brakes. Only about 50 of these are thought to exist [4/02]. The
explanation of the class code is that they are thought to have been made by taking old BCCN wagons
and modifying them. Also see 'NMG' below. They were built in 1997 by the Golden Rock Workshops
based on designs from RDSO, and were intended to carry Maruti brand automobiles. These come in
two varieties, 'A', and 'B', classified BCCNA and BCCNB. More recently [11/04] another
variation, BCCNR (BCCN-R), has been spotted - see separate entry below.

BCCNR

Automobile carrier wagons introduced in 2004. these are single-deck covered wagons

with 10t capacity and 28.5t tare weight, and a low platform with 840mm diameter wheels. Some of
these were limited to 65km/h but later were apparently approved for 100km/h. These were designed
to capture more automobile traffic, especially from the south where many automobile plants are,
following the introduction of different car models by various manufacturers in recent years which could
not be carried on the original wagons (taller and bigger cars can now be carried). These were built
starting in 2000 after some trials of in early 1999 of several variant designs proposed by RDSO.
BCCNR wagons are not thought to number more than about 35.

NMG

These are not narrow-gauge wagons, despite the classification code! These are usually

single-decker automobile carriers constructed out of old ICF and BEML passenger stock. The design is
not entirely uniform but generally all the windows and doors are welded shut, and a new end door
created to allow vehicles to be driven into the wagon (or former coach!). Some NMG wagons are made
from old double-decker passenger stock and are thought to allow double-deck carrying of automobiles.
A few NMG units converted from old BCCN (cement wagons) have also been spotted. The class code

'NMG' stands for 'New Modified Goods'; but at the time of its introduction it was also common to hear
the explanation that it stood for 'New Maruti
Goods' (Maruti is an Indian car manufacturer).

Other Automobile Carriers


Several other converted coaches have been used for carrying automobiles. CONCOR has recently
[1/05] announced plans for a 'CARTRAC' service to carry automobiles. This appears to use the old
coaches from rakes of trains like the Gujarat Exp., formerly vacuum-braked, modified by welding the
side doors shut and adding openings at the ends to load cars. A movable ramp guides cars into one of
two decks and then folds away when the wagon is in motion.

BCX

Water-tight covered high-sided bogie wagon with cast steel bogies. Cartridge taper bearings

on newer ones. Snubbers and nested coil springs under bolster, elastomeric pads, with secondary
suspension system. Used for foodgrains, cement, etc. (BCXT, BCXR, BCXC are variants with transition
couplers, screw couplers, and CBC) Around 18,000 of these are in use. CASNUB cast steel bogies.
There are over 7,700 of these [2006]. The class is in decline - there were 9,200 of these in 2004.
Tare

27.2t

Payload

54.1t / 104m3

Axle load

22.9t

Length over headstock

14.5m

Height

3.79m

BOY

Low-sided bogie open wagon, CBC 91.4 tonne load. Used for iron ore transport, etc. There are

about 880 of these [2006]; the class is somewhat in decline - there were over 900 of these in the late
1990s.
Max. axle load

22.9t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

10

Tare

20.71t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

71.49t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

72+1 = 73t (RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

92.2t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

92.71+1 = 93.71t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

NA

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

NA

Standard rake size (2007)

53

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

4900.4t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

4980.43t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

65km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

80km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP (22.9t ) 65km/h (20.32t)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP (22.9t ) 80km/h (20.32t)

BOY-EL

BOYEL wagons are low-sided bogie open wagons - a BOY variant for 'enhanced loading'.

Designed for transporting coal, ores, etc. CASNUB 22NLC bogies, CBC couplers, single-pipe air brakes.
Max. axle load

25t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

14

Tare

20.71t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

77.29t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

77+2 = 79t
(RC 109/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

98.0t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

99.7t

Capacity

37.8m3

Width

3134mm

Height

2450mm

Length over headstock

11000mm

Length over coupler faces

11929mm

Distance between bogie centres

7330mm

Standard rake size (2007)

53

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

5207.8t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5297.9t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

45+5km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

60+5km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

UP

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

UP

BOBS

Open hopper car with bottom/side discharge (often used for ballast and ores) Similar to the

BOBR/BOBRN wagons, except that the discharge is to the side (clear of the tracks). Underside doors
on the wagons are operated pneumatically, and can be controlled by a lineside triggering mechanism.
The various 'BOB' variants together number about 1,500 wagons.
Tare

30.4t

Payload

61.2t, 34m3

Length 11.6m, width of carbody 3.02m, height 3.3m. AAR 'E' high-tensile coupler with high-capacity
draft gear. CASNUB 22 NLB cast steel bogies. Air brakes and parking brakes. Rated for 100km/h.

BOBS-NM1

Open hopper car with bottom/side discharge, variant of BOBS with different

suspension and allowing a higher axle load of 25t. Used for ballast and ore transport. Several BOBS
wagons were converted to BOBS-NM1 in 2006-2007.
Max. axle load

25t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

14

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

14

Tare

30.4t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

67.6t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

68+2 = 70t
(RC 109/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

98.0t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

100.4t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

NA

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

NA

Standard rake size (2007)

53

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

5207.8t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

5335t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

45+5km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

55+5km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

45km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

60km/h

BOBYN Open hopper car with side-bottom discharge, for carrying stone, track ballast, etc. These
are air-braked.
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

26.78t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

54.5t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

59+2 = 61t
(RC 13/2007 )

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

85.78+2 = 87.78t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

3.05m

Length over headstock

10.718m

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

7.47m

Standard rake size (2007)

53

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

4321.64t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

4666.14t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

75km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

75km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

These wagons have the usual CASNUB 22 NLB bogies and newer ones are provided with CBC,
although there are still many with transition couplers.

BOBC

Open hopper car with bottom/centre discharge

BOBX

Open hopper car with both bottom/side and bottom/centre discharge

BOBR

Open hopper car with rapid (pneumatic) bottom discharge doors. Same as BOBRN (see

below) except that they have vacuum brakes and are rated for lower speeds (80km/h?).

BOBRN Open hopper car with rapid (pneumatic) bottom discharge doors, air-braked. BOBRN and
BOBR (see above) are most often used for carrying coal to thermal power plants, and also for ore,
stone, track ballast, etc. Each wagon holds some 60t of coal loaded from the top and unloaded from
the bottom by means of the pneumatically operated doors. The contents of the wagon can be
discharged completely in about 15 seconds.
The door-opening mechanism is triggered by
lineside devices running on a 24V or 32V DC
source. As the wagons in a rake pass by the
triggering devices, their doors open and their
contents are unloaded into the pits below the
tracks (the 'merry-go-round' system). The
versions used by the power plants have 12
bottom doors, whereas IR uses variants that have
8 doors.
Max. axle load

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 8

Tare

(CC+6+2)UP
(CC) 25.6t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 55.68t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 60 +2 = 62t
(RC 13/2007 )

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 85.6+2 = 87.6tt

Capacity

57.2m3

Width

3.5m

Height

3.735m

Length over headstock

9.671m

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

6.79m

Standard rake size (2007)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 59

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

UP(CC)
(CC+6+2) 4809.32t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

UP(CC)
5281.32t (CC+6+2)
A.L. -22.9 tt

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 5182.2t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

UP (CC) 60km/h (CC+6+2)


75km/h (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

UP (CC) 70km/h (CC+6+2)


70km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 60km/h
(CC+6+2)UP(CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

(CC+6+2)UP(CC) 65km/h
(CC+6+2)UP(CC)

Length over coupler faces 11.6m. AAR 'E' high-tensile coupler with high-capacity draft gear. CASNUB
22 NLB cast steel bogies. Air brakes and parking brakes. Rated at 100km/h. (Power plant versions
without air brakes are rated at a lower speed.)
Some BOBRN wagons have been made of aluminium (BOBRAL / BOBR-AL). In these, the
underframe is made of steel while the rest of the body is made of aluminium. The maximum axle load
is the same as that of the regular BOBRN (20.32t), but the tare weight is reduced by 3.2t and the
payload correspondingly increased by the same amount. The aluminium alloy used is 'RDE-40', and
has 4% zinc, 2% magnesium, 0.35% manganese, and 0.15% zirconium.

BOST An open bogie wagon, for carrying finished steel products, but also used for coal, stone,
etc.BOST-HS is the high-speed version.
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

25t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

56.28t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

61+2 = 63t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

86+2 = 88t

Capacity

NA

Width

3.1m

Height

3.08m

Length over headstock

12.8m

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

8.8m

Standard rake size (2007)

43

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3508.84t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

3797.8t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

60km/h (CC+6+2), 75km/h (CC)

RDSO design speed (empty)

65km/h (CC+6+2), 80km/h (CC)

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

Under process (UP)

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

Under process (UP)

This has the usual CASNUB 22 NLB bogies (high-speed version fitted with CASNUB HS bogies), and
non-transition CBC. Air-braked.

BFK

Early version container flat car

BKFX

Container flat car for domestic 5-ton containers. Improved BFK with CASNUB bogies (not

much used now with the move to standard containers).

BFKI

Container flat car for ISO containers, with retractable anchor locks. Originally fitted with

vacuum brakes. CONCOR bought about 1300 of these from IR in 1997-1998 and retrofitted them with
air-brakes and put them to use on its domestic container traffic routes ('Contrack'). The ones fitted
with air-brakes were generally reclassified 'BFKN' (see below). In all, there are about 1,571 of these
now [2006].

BFKN
???

Converted BFKI flat cars with air brakes and CASNUB bogies. See 'BFKI' above.

(Code not known) Special flat wagon.

Tare 30t, payload 90t. Length 11.93m, width of carbody 2.8m, height 1.49m. AAR 'NT' CBC. UIC
bogies. No continuous brakes, parking brakes only. Rated at 25km/h.

BFNS

Special flat wagons for transport of steel (coils, sheets, etc.) and also used for transporting

rails. Air-braked. CASNUB 22 NLB bogies. Max. speed 100km/h.


Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

23.63t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

57.65t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

62+2 = 64t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

87.63t

Capacity

NA

Width

3045mm

Height

2650mm

Length over headstock

13716mm

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

9144mm

Standard rake size (2007)

40

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3265t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

3519t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

100km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

100km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

75km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

100km/h

???

'Crop' wagon for steel plants. Flat platform for finished steel goods, with low sidewalls.

Tare 25t, payload 55t. Length 8.33m, width of carbody 2.66m, height 2.19m. Screw coupling, no
continous brakes (only parking brake). Diamond frame bogies. Limited to 25km/h.

BFR

Bogie flat rail-carrying wagon (64 tonne load)

BFU

Bogie flat type wagon : for transporting motor vehicles.

BOM

Bogie open military wagon.

BRH Bogie rail-carrying flat car with roller bearings. This has end-plates that can be removed.

BRHT

Bogie rail wagon, heavy load (80 tonne load), with UIC bogies, transition coupler

BRN

Developed in 1994 as an improvement on the older BRH wagon. Air-braked wagon with

CASNUB bogies, for rails and steel products and similar heavy loads. These were originally built with
58t capacity, but around 2,200 of them are being downgraded [10/02] to 48t capacity. BRNA-HS is
the high-speed version of these.
Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

24.39t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

56.88t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

63+2 = 65t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.28t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

89.39t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

NA

Length over coupler faces

NA

Distance between bogie centres

NA

Standard rake size (2007)

40

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3265t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

3589.4t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

65km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

75km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

65km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

75km/h

BRNA

A variant of the BRN wagon developed in 1992. Air-braked, CBC couplers, roller bearings.

Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

12

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

Tare

23.54t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

57.91t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

62+2 = 64t
(RC 13/2007)

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

81.45t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

87.54t

Capacity

NA

Width

NA

Height

NA

Length over headstock

13716mm

Length over coupler faces

14645mm

Distance between bogie centres

9144mm

Standard rake size (2007)

40

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

3271.8t

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

3515.4t

RDSO design speed (loaded)

65km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

75km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

65km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

75km/h

BRST
BTO

Bogie rail-carrying wagon, with transition coupler.

Bogie tanker wagon for heavy oil, furnace oil, etc.

BTORX, MBTORX

Bogie tanker wagon for vegetable oil, and its MG variant

BTP, BTPN The most common bogie tanker wagon seen today. Used primarily for liquid
petroleum products (petrol, naphtha, kerosene, diesel, furnace oil, etc.), and also for molasses,
vegetable oil, etc. An enhanced version, the BTFLN, has been developed recently (see below). The
payload to tare ratio for this tanker is 2.0. There
are about 7,300 of these [2006].
Tare

27.0t

Payload

54.28t / 70.4m3

Axle load

20.32t

Length over headstock

11.491m

Length over coupler faces

12.42m

Height

4.265m

Width

3.126m

Distance between bogie


centres

8.391m

Inside diameter of tanker is 2.85m. CASNUB 22 NLB bogies, CBC non-transition couplers. BTPN
variants are air-braked.

BTFLN Improved frameless bogie tanker wagon, successor to the venerable BTPN (see above)
[2004]. Used primarily for liquid petroleum products (petrol, naphtha, kerosene, diesel, furnace oil,
etc.), and also for vegetable oil and other liquid cargo. The BTFLN wagon was developed by RITES in
collaboration with Azovmash of Ukraine. The tankers are frameless and have no center sill. The
tractive and buffing forces are taken up by the barrel body itself, so that it is subject to biaxial
stresses. The tare weight is lower than that of the BTPN by nearly 3.5t, and the payload is higher for
the same axle load. The payload to tare ratio rises to 2.4 with this tanker.
Tare

23.53t

Payload

57.75t / 76m3

Axle load

20.32t

Length over headstock

11.491m

Length over coupler faces

12.42m

Height

4.265m (?)

Width

3.126m

Distance between bogie centres

8.391m

Inside diameter of tanker is 2.85m. CASNUB 22 NLB bogies, CBC non-transition couplers. BTPN
variants are air-braked.

BTCS

Bogie tanker car for caustic soda.

Tare

26.0t

Payload

55.28t / 38.75m3

Axle load

20.32t

Length over coupler faces

9.78m

Width 2.56m, height 4.11m. Inside diameter 2.3m. CASNUB bogies, CBC.

BTSA??
BTAP

Bogie tanker for sulphuric acid.

Bogie tanker car for alumina powder. Leakproof wagon with a special air fluidizing system for

discharging alumina powder from the bottom through pipes like a fluid.
Tare

27.9t

Payload

58t / 62m3

Axle load

20.32t

Length over coupler faces

9.78m

Length 12.32m, width of tanker 3.2m, height 4.3m. CASNUB 22 NLB cast steel bogies, AAR 'E' hightensile coupler with high-capacity draft gear. Air brakes and parking brakes. Rated for 100km/h.

BTAL

Bogie tanker car for anhydrous ammonia

BTPGLN

Bogie tanker, for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Tare

41.6t

Payload

37.6t, 79.4m3

Axle load

20.3t

Length over couplers 18.9m, width 3.05m, height 4.29m. Inside diameter 2.4m.

BWH

Well wagon (20.47m long, 22.9t axle load) with 3-axled bogies. These are used for loads like

heavy transformers, etc., up to 92t.

BWL, BWS, BWH, BWT, BWX

Different kinds of well wagons (tall wagons with inward

sloping sides)

BWZ

Heavy-duty well wagon, for loads up to 220t such as large transformers and power plant

equipment.
Tare 146t, payload 220t (some versions are limited to 180t). Length 37.81m, width of carbody 3.74m.
Screw coupling. Cast steel bogies. No continuous brakes on most (retrofitted on some?), parking
brakes only. Limited to about 40km/h.

BVZC
BVZI

Four-wheeled brake van for block rakes, with CBC


Improved brake van with max. speed of 100km/h, and some improved comfort features

compared to the BVZC. It uses friction snubbers instead of hydraulic dashpots for damping, and has a
bogie-mounted brake system in place of the conventional arrangement.

BVG, BVGT, MBVG, NBVG

Brake van for non-block rakes. BGVT is the same with a

transition coupler. MBVG is the MG version and


NBVG is the NG version. 4-wheeled.

VVN (?) Milk tanker these are special tankers for carrying milk at 4 degrees Celsius. The milk is
carried in an inner barrel of stainless steel, surrounded by an outer barrel with insulation between the
two. Pasteurized and chilled milk remains cool enough with such an insulated design so that it does
not spoil on fairly long journeys; there is no need for refrigeration equipment. These tankers are
attached to express trains and are treated on par with passenger stock, and rated for higher speeds
(110km/h) than most freight stock. They have
Flexicoil bogies.
A different kind of milk tanker were the small
tankers donated by New Zealand that were in use
in the 1980s, for instance on the Miraj-Pune
Passenger. Two of these at a time were mounted
permanently on a flat car with Flexicoil bogies,
creating a two-tanker milk wagon with a single
base. These appear to have been decommissioned now. Classification code unknown.
Tare

33.7t

Payload

1.2t, 40m3

Axle load

20.3t

Length 14.07m, width of carbody 2.91m, height 3.96m. Transition or screw couplers. CASNUB 22 NLB
cast steel bogies. A buffer bogie is provided. Most have vacuum brakes, but some are air-braked.
Parking brakes provided. Rated at 100km/h.

BLAN/BLBN

Bogie low-platform container flats, in mating pairs 'A' and 'B'. These have largely

been superseded by the newer designs used by CONCOR (BLCA/BLCB, below).

BLC/BLCA/BLCB

BLC wagons are CONCOR's new [1995] container flats. (Also known as

'CCF', Coaching Container Flats.) Low platform container flat wagons. These have light-weight welded
'skeletal' design underframes, automatic twist locks, a single-pipe air-brake system, and reduced
wheel diameter (for the low beds). The low platform allows them to carry high-cube or Tallboy
containers on routes where clearances would otherwise make this impossible.
These are mostly used for international container traffic from Mumbai. The wagons come in two
flavours. An 'A' type (BLCA, also BLC-A) has a normal (AAR 'E' type) CBC at one end and a slackless
drawbar at the other end. The 'B' type wagon (BLCB, also BLC-B) has only the slackless drawbar
couplers at either end. Usually 3, or sometimes 5 BLCB wagons are coupled together, with a BLCA
wagon at either end, forming a semi-permanently coupled formation of 5 or 7 wagons.
Being longer than most other wagons, a rake can only have about 45 of these BLC flats, which at the
rate of 2 TEU's per wagon works out to a carrying capacity of 90 TEU's per train. A lot of international
container traffic (especially from Mumbai) is carried on these. SR's Golden Rock workshops are
expected to take over manufacturing these wagons. Also see below. New versions [9/04] have
automatic load-sensing devices to provide optimum braking power with different loads.

About 1905 of these were obtained first (in two batches) [6/02] and a third batch of another 1320
wagons were procured around 2002-2003. Since then there has been a steady growth in these and
now [2006] there are about 4,700 of these in use.
In 2012, Golden Rock Workshops came up with a variant, BLC-25M, intended for carrying heavier
loads with 25t axle loads, and provided with swing motion bogies.
Tare

BLCA 19.1t, BLCB 18.0t

Length over headstock

BLCA 13.625m, BLCB 12.212m

Height

1.009m

Width

2.1m

Wheel dia.

840mm

Distance between bogie centres

BLCA 9.675m, BLCB 8.812m

AAR 'E' type CBC and slackless drawbar system. The slackless drawbar is lower than the normal
couplers, at 898mm, while the CBC are at normal height (1080mm). Bogies are cast steel CASNUB
bogies, a common variant in use now is denoted 'CONTR-LCCF-20(C)'. Air brakes, automatic load
sensors. Max. speed 100km/h.
Some refrigerated containers are also moved on BLCA/BLCB wagons. This service was introduced
recently [2004] between ICD Tughlakabad and JNPT / NSICT ports at Mumbai. These refrigerated units
have special power-packs for refrigeration power on the run. The containers are modified 40'
containers. Each power-pack serves 12 FEUs, and as many as three of them, serving 36 FEUs, have
been run by CONCOR on a single train.

BLLA/BLLB

These are variants of the BLCA/BLCB container flats, with an extra-long 45'

(13.7m) platform. There are about 405 of these in use [2006]. They were designed by RDSO and
RITES jointly, for transportation of Indian standard 22', 24', and 45' containers as well as ISO
standard 20' and 40' containers. The bogie is the 'hybrid' LCCF 20(c) bogie, which along with small
diameter wheels achieves a low underframe height. The wagons have twist locks to secure containers.
the BLLA wagons are intended to be the outer wagons in a coupled group of 5 wagons, with the inner
3 being the BLLB type. The outer couplers for the BLLA are AAR 'E' type, and the inner couplers are
slackless drawbar couplers.
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Max. axle load

20.32t

Spring grouping per bogie - outer

NA

Spring grouping per bogie - inner

NA

Tare

19.8t

Payload (RDSO spec.)

61t

Payload (revised, incl. tolerance)

NA

Gross load (RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

80.8t

Gross load (revised, incl. tolerance)

NA

Capacity

NA

Width

2200mm

Height

1008mm

Length over headstock

15220mm

Length over coupler faces

16161mm

Distance between bogie centres

10700mm

Standard rake size (2007)

45 (18 BLLA with 27 BLLB)

Total train load (incl. BVZC, RDSO spec., excl. tolerance)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, CC+8+2)

NA

Total train load (incl. BVZC, revised, incl. tolerance)

NA

RDSO design speed (loaded)

100km/h

RDSO design speed (empty)

100km/h

CRS sanctioned speed (loaded, SER)

NA

CRS sanctioned speed (empty, SER)

NA

TCT

(Non-standard classification code) BG Long Covered Wagon, for defence use. Screw couplers

and side buffers, fabricated 4-axle bogie, manual brakes.


Tare

84.7t

Capacity

65.0t

Length over headstock

26400mm

Height

4246mm

Width

3200mm

Distance between bogie centres

18850mm

HTC

(HCT??) (Non-standard classification code) BG Long Covered Wagon, for defence use. Screw

couplers and side buffers, CASNUB 22NLB bogie, air brakes. Has a 'hood transfer mechanism'.
Tare

40.0t

Capacity

40.0t

Length over headstock

26400mm

Height

4042mm

Width

3100mm

Distance between bogie centres

18850mm

MBC, MBCX

MG bogie box wagon, 34 ton capacity, 13.4 ton tare

MBOC, MBOCX
MBFU

MG bogie well wagon

MBTPZ
MBTW

MG bogie open wagon (coal, etc.), 35 ton capacity

MG bogie petroleum products wagon


MG bogie water wagon

NOL

NG open wagon, 21 ton tare

NCL

NG covered wagon, 21 ton tare

NMG

Not an NG wagon! See entry above under BG wagons.

DNMG

?? Heavy-duty flat car for military transport use (tare wt. 68 tonnes).

Descriptions of some older wagons are given below. These ae 4-wheeled non-bogie wagons unless
mentioned otherwise.

BT
C

Ballast-carrying hopper wagon with bottom discharge.

Covered rigid 4-wheeled wagon with ribbed body and hook coupling (old)

BC, MBC
CA

Early bogie version of the 'C' covered wagon, and its MG variant.

Variant of C, covered 4-wheeler ventilated wagon (for livestock)

CMR

Variant of C, covered 4-wheeler cattle wagon

CG

'Covered Goods': covered 4-wheeler wagon rakes

CR

Covered 4-wheeler wagon (rigid body (non-bogie), rather prone to derailment)

CRT, CRC

These are CR variants fitted with transition couplers and CBC. These CR wagons are

still in wide use, and have been retrofited with newer couplers and improved suspension. [7/00] These
wagons are now scheduled to be withdrawn.

CSI
K

Covered wagon (iron / general)

Open low-sided wagon, coal / general (old)

KC

Open high-sided unit wagon for construction material, refuse, etc. Now used for departmental

rakes to carry sleepers, etc.

KE

Open wagon elephant truck (!)

KF

Open wagon, low-sided, 'falling'

KL

Open wagon, low-sided

KM

K version for military use

BKM, DBKM
BKC

Bogie versions of the KM military flat / low-sided wagons

Bogie version of KC

BKH Bogie open hopper wagon with side and


centre discharge (ballast transport)

BT

Hopper cars with bottom discharge, used

for departmental rakes carrying ballast

Open 4-wheeled wagon

OM, MOM

Open military wagon. MOM is

the MG version.

TA

Tank wagon (acid)

TB

Tank wagon (benzene)

TBT

Tank wagon (bitumen)

TCL

Tank wagon (chlorine)

TCS

Tank wagon (caustic soda)

TE

Tank wagon (liquid caustic soda)

TF

Tank wagon (ammonia)

TG

Tank wagon (LPG)

THA

Tank wagon (hydrochloric acid)

TK

Tank wagon (kerosene)

TL

Tank wagon (heavy oil)

TM

Tank wagon (molasses)

TOH

Tank wagon (heavy oil)

TORX, MTORX
TP, TPR

Tank wagon (petroleum), the latter with screw coupling?

TPGLN, TPGLR
TR

Tank wagon (vegetable oil) and its MG version.

Tank wagon (petroleum/LPG products), the latter with screw coupling

Tank wagon (coal tar)

TSA
TV

Tank wagon (sulphuric acid)

Tank wagon (vegetable oil)

TW

Tank wagon (water)

TX

Tank wagon (liquid chlorine)

TZ

Tank wagon (lubricating oil)

TOH

Tank wagon (heavy oil, with heating arrangement)