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N Scale - C-Rail-Intermodal - C-Rail-N20t-BD1 - Container, 20 Foot, TankTainer - Bertschi

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Stock NumberC-Rail-N20t-BD1
Original Retail Price$9.00
Body StyleC-Rail Container 20 Foot Tank
Prototype VehicleContainer, 20 Foot, TankTainer (Details)
Road or Company NameBertschi (Details)
Reporting MarksBIDU
Paint Color(s)Silver & Brown with Yellow Stripe
Print Color(s)Black, Red & White
Release Date2019-03-01
Item CategoryContainer
Model TypeIntermodal
Model Subtype20 Foot
Model VarietyTank
Prototype RegionGlobal
Prototype EraNA Era IV: 2nd Gen Diesel (1958 - 1978)

Prototype History:
A tank container is built to the ISO standards, making it suitable for different modes of transportation. Both hazardous and non-hazardous products can be transported in tank containers.
The tank container concept was also employed in Europe by Bob Fossey, an engineer who worked for Williams Fairclough in London. They improved on the 1950s framed American elliptical container tanks, oft noted carrying specified USA engine oils for the UK’s MoD aircraft built in Preston, Lancashire.

In 1964 Fairclough made a swap body tank for combined transport by truck and train, but not yet constructed according to ISO standards.
In 1966, commercial production began and one year later the first tank container to ISO dimensions was developed. The first mass-produced tank containers were purchased by Trafpak, a part of Pakhoed.

Rules for Tank container transport provides for transport in the bottom of well cars, and on flatcars: if the tank container has hazardous liquid it should Not have another container stacked on top of it (look for Hazard label). If non-hazardous, other containers can be stacked on top. Tank containers do not ship double stacked in the Top position.
Road Name History:
Bertschi AG is a Swiss transport company that provides logistics and transport for the chemical industry. The company was founded in 1956, and is headquartered in Durrenasch, Switzerland. It is owned and operated by the Bertschi Family.
2'850 employees
CHF 880 million turnover (2017)
1'100 trucks
33'500 containers
75 subsidiaries in 38 countries
6 tank cleaning stations
25 terminals
Item created by: CNW400 on 2021-12-10 15:14:46. Last edited by CNW400 on 2021-12-10 15:14:47

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