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History of Tank Car Deliveries

1995 - 2023

DOT 117J & 120J200 Monthly Production

Average CPM Last 6 Months = 152 CPM

As of May 2120 monthly production volumes include tank cars with built dates prior to 2014 as reported each month in Umler.

Retrofit Volume by Month

As of April 1, 2022

During periods of low production the number of cars produced may be lower than the number of cars removed from Umler. This results in negative volume for the month.

DOT 111 Legacy Tank to 117R – Ethanol

As of April 1, 2022

DOT 117R Fleet Composition

As of April 1, 2022

DOT 117R Fleet Growth

As of End of Q3 2023

DOT 117J & 120J200 Fleet Growth

As of End of Q3 2023

Includes 117P Tank Cars

Change In Average Fleet CPR > 100 for Crude Oil (2013 vs. 2022)

76.8% Reduction

Key Factors:

  • 99% Reduction in Non-Jacketed CPC-1232 Shipments
  • 142% Increase in Jacketed CPC-1232 Shipments
  • 80% of Crude Oil Shipments in 117J, 117R and 120J Specification Tanks
  • 4/1/2020 Deadline for Non-Jacketed CPC1232 Removal

Change In Average Fleet CPR > 100 for Ethanol (2013 vs. 2022)

73.4% Reduction

Key Factors:

  • 58% Reduction in DOT 111 Shipments
  • CPC-1232 shipments Increased by 388%
  • 63% of Ethanol Shipments in DOT 117 & 120 Specification Tanks
  • 5/1/2023 Deadline for DOT 111 Removal

Change In Average Fleet CPR > 100 for Other Flammable Liquids (2013 vs. 2021)

44.5% Reduction

Key Factors:

  • 11% Reduction in DOT 111 Shipments
  • 625% Increase in CPC-1232 Shipments since 2013
  • 19% of Other FL Shipments in DOT 117/120 Specification Tanks
  • 5/1/2025 Deadline for DOT 111 Removal (packing group I)
  • 5/1/2029 Deadline for DOT 111 Removal (packing group II & III)

North American Tank Car Fleet By Car Class

As of 7/1/2023

North American Tank Car Fleet

Pressure vs. Non-Pressure Tanks As of 7/1/2023

Top 10 Hazmat Commodities Shipped by Tank Car In North America (2022 Shipments)

Crude Oil Fleet Size & Composition

As of Year End 2021

As of Year End 2021

Ethanol Fleet Size & Composition

As of Year End 2021

As of Year End 2021

Other Flammable Liquids

As of Year End 2021

As of Year End 2021

Hazmat Shipments by Class – U.S and Canada 2022

Non-Regulated Commodity Shipments by Category 2022

Source: AAR TRAIN II 2022 Non-Hazmat Tank Waybills

Non-Regulated Tank Car Shipments by Category 2018

Top 10 Non-Regulated Tank Car Shipments 2022

Train Accidents with a Release per Thousand Hazmat Carloads

Percentage of U.S. Freight Train Accidents Involving Hazmat

2013-2022

Source: AAR Analysis of FRA Train Accident Database and PHMSA HazMat Incident Database
Note: Includes grade crossing train accidents meeting FRA monetary reporting threshold.

Hazmat Non-Accident Release (NAR) Rates

(U.S. and Canada) Per 1000 Originations (2017 - 2022)

Source: AAR BOE Annual Report of Hazardous Materials Transported by Rail 2015, Exhibit 15, page 17 and AAR
BOE Annual Report of Hazardous Materials Transported by Rail 2018 Report Exhibit 31, page 27.

Tank Car Non-Accident Release Frequency and Rates by Hazard Class and Major Commodity

U.S. and Canada: 2017 - 2022

U.S. Derailment Causes by Major Category (2022)

Source: Federal Railroad Administration; FRA REA 6180.54 Data (all railroads, freight trains, all accidents except grade crossings, all track types - 2022)

U.S. Causes of Derailment by Equipment Type (2009 – 2019)

Source: Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety Analysis, FRA F6180.54- Rail Equipment
Accident/Incident Reports as of 6/9/2020