LPG Tank Car Offset Ladder Question

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LPG Tank Car Offset Ladder Question

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Why are the ladders offset from the center of the tank car on many LPG tank cars?
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Re: LPG Tank Car Offset Ladder Question

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These cars have had insulation added. The original ladder position would overhang too far on curves.

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Re: LPG Tank Car Offset Ladder Question

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Thank you Steamlogger
Steamlogger wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2024 7:08 pm
These cars have had insulation added. The original ladder position would overhang too far on curves.
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