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Non-Jacketed Enhanced Class-111 Phased Out of Ethanol Service

As required by the FAST Act, all non-jacketed Class-111 built to the industry’s enhanced standard are to be phased out of ethanol service.

Legacy Class-111 Phased Out of Ethanol Service

As required by the FAST Act, all legacy jacketed and non-jacketed Class-111 are to be phased out of ethanol service.

Deadline for Non-Jacketed Enhanced Class-111 Tank Cars in Petroleum Crude Oil

As required by the FAST Act, all non-jacketed Class-111 built to the enhanced standard are to be phased out of petroleum crude oil service.

DOT Removed ECP Brake Requirements

DOT removes the ECP brake requirement for High-Hazard Flammable Liquid Unit Trains. [Read Federal Register Notice here]

Canada Accelerates Phase Out Timeline

Transport Canada issues Protective Direction 39 to further accelerate the phase out of non-jacketed enhanced Class-111 tank cars in crude oil service to November 1, 2018, and non-jacketed enhanced Class-111 tank cars in condensate service to January 1, 2019. [Read Protective Direction here]

Jacketed Class-111 Deadline for Crude Oil Tank Cars

As required by the FAST Act, all jacketed Class-111 tank cars were no longer in crude oil service.

First FAST Act Deadline

In the U.S. as required by the FAST Act, all non-jacketed Class-111 transporting petroleum crude oil were phased out of service . The industry met 97 percent of this goal 18-months ahead of schedule.

Class-111 Removed From Crude Oil Service in Canada

The industry obtained full compliance with Transport Canada’s Protective Direction 38, which required the removal of Class-111 tank cars from petroleum crude oil service in Canada by November 1, 2016. [Read Protective Direction here]

Canada’s Minister of Transport Accelerates DOT-111 Phase-Out Schedule

On July 13, 2016, Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Transport Canada, issued Protective Direction 38 which further accelerated the phase out of Class-111 tank cars. As a result of the directive, no person in Canada could offer for transport, handle, or transport petroleum crude oil in either a jacketed or..Read More

Ninety-seven Percent of DOT-111 Removed from Crude Oil Service

More than 18 months ahead of the FAST Act deadline, the industry reported that it had removed 97 percent of Class-111 cars from petroleum crude oil service. [See our update on the implementation of the FAST Act]

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