All non-jacketed DOT-111 built to the industry’s voluntary CPC-1232 standard are to be phased out of ethanol service, as required by the FAST Act.
All jacketed and non-jacketed DOT-111 carrying ethanol are to be phased out of service, as required by the FAST Act.
All non-jacketed DOT-111, built to the industry’s voluntary CPC-1232 standard, are to be phased out of crude oil service, as required by the FAST Act.
DOT removes ECP brake requirements for High Hazard Flammable Liquids Unit Trains. [Read Federal Register Notice here]
Transport Canada issue Protective Direction 39, to further accelerate the phase out timeline for unjacketed CPC-1232 tank cars in crude oil service to November 1, 2018, and DOT-111 and unjacketed CPC-1232 tank cars in condensate service to January 1, 2019. [Read Protective Direction here]
All jacketed DOT-111 have been removed from crude oil service, as required by the FAST Act.
All non-jacketed DOT-111 carrying crude oil have been phased out of service in the U.S., as required by the FAST Act. The industry met 97 percent of this goal 18-months ahead of schedule.
The industry was in full compliance with Transport Canada’s Protective Direction 38, which required all DOT-111 tank cars to be removed from crude oil service in Canada. [Read Protective Direction here]
The Minister of Transport Canada, Marc Garneau, issued Protective Direction 38 on July 13, 2016, which further accelerated the phase out of DOT-111. As a result of the directive, both jacketed and non-jacketed DOT-111 tank cars were prohibited from carrying crude oil in Canada after November 1, 2016.
More than 18 months ahead of the FAST Act deadline, the industry reported that 97 percent of DOT-111 cars had been removed from crude oil service. [See our update on the implementation of the FAST Act]