Atlas HO 33,000 Gallon Tank Car

The ACF® "whale body" 33,156 gallon tank car was designed to haul liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and anhydrous ammonia. Originally built in the early 1960s, you can still find these cars in service today.

Features:

  • Fine end ladders
  • 100 ton roller-bearing trucks
  • Air reservoir
  • Walkway and end platforms
  • Intricate lettering on the ends
  • Separate handrails
  • Prototypically accurate paint schemes
  • Brake rigging detail

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Item# Road Name Road Number
October 2019
MSRP: $42.95 Undec MSRP: $34.95
N 33,000 Gallon Tank Car
1720 Undecorated -
New Paint Schemes!
20 005 967 Penn Central (Green/White)† 799001
20 005 968 Penn Central (Green/White)† 799007
20 005 969 GLNX (Blue/White) 34235
20 005 970 GLNX (Blue/White) 34236
20 005 971 ACFX (White/Black) 17067
20 005 972 ACFX (White/Black) 17069
20 005 973 Canadian National (White/Black/Blue/Red)+ 911
20 005 974 Cal Gas - SHPX (Grey/White/Red) 17431
20 005 975 Cal Gas - SHPX (Grey/White/Red) 17433
20 005 976 CNTX (Black/White) 1212
20 005 977 CNTX (Black/White) 1217
+Paint schee is correct for a car of a similar prototype
†Alternate hisory scheme
April 2012
MSRP: $34.95 Undec: $27.95
HO 33,000 Gallon Tank Car
1720 Undecorated -
20 001 577 AAMX (White/Black) 17055
20 001 578 AAMX (White/Black) 17068
20 001 579 GLNX (White/Black) 34238
20 001 580 GLNX (White/Black) 34237
20 001 581 Pennsylvania (White/Brown/Red)† 500002
20 001 582 Pennsylvania (White/Brown/Red)† 500010
20 001 583 Petrolane (White/Black/Green/Red) 16993
20 001 584 Petrolane (White/Black/Green/Red) 16996
20 001 585 Shipper Car Line (Red Stripe) (White/Red/Black) 17051
20 001 586 Shipper Car Line (Red Stripe) (White/Red/Black) 17052
†Alternative History; What if ... after testing the "Rail Whale" prototypes (500000 and 500001) in 1965, the PRR placed an order for conventional pressurised tank cars from ACF.
August 2008
MSRP: $27.95 Undec: $22.95
HO 33,000 Gallon Tank Car - New Road Numbers!
1720 Undecorated -
1721-9 ACFX (Black/White) 17437
1721-10 ACFX (Black/White) 17441
1736-3 GLNX (Blue/White) 34234
1736-4 GLNX (Blue/White) 34235
1722-5 Royster (Black/White w/ Red Lettering) 18670
1722-6 Royster (Black/White w/ Red Lettering) 18673
1724-7 Shell Oil (White/Black) 3013
1724-8 Shell Oil (White/Black) 3023
1730-5 Union Texas Petroleum (Gray/Black/Red) 933000
1730-6 Union Texas Petroleum (Gray/Black/Red) 933074
July 2007
MSRP: $23.95 Undec: $19.95
HO 33,000 Gallon Tank Car - New Road Numbers!
1720 Undecorated -
1721-7 ACFX (Black/White) 19906
1721-8 ACFX (Black/White) 19907
1729-7 Suburban Propane (CNTX) (Tan/Red/Black)  1308
1729-8 Suburban Propane (CNTX) (Tan/Red/Black)  1318
1735-3 ACFX (White/Black) 17213
1735-4 ACFX (White/Black) 17716
HO 33,000 Gallon Tank Car - New Paint Schemes!
1737-1 Delta Gas (SHPX) (White/Blue/Black) 17040
1737-2 Delta Gas (SHPX) (White/Blue/Black) 17041
1738-1 CITX (Black/White) 30069
1738-2 DCTX (Black/White) 30067
1739-1 Wanda Petroleum (ACFX) (White/Blue/Black) 17074
1739-2 Wanda Petroleum (ACFX) (White/Blue/Black) 17077
July 2004
MSRP: $22.95 Undec: $19.95
HO ACF® 33,000 Gallon Tank Cars - New Road Numbers
1720 Undecorated  
1721-5 ACFX (Black/White) 17435
1721-6 ACFX (Black/White) 17440
1723-5 Shell - SOEX (White/Black) 3012
1723-6 Shell - SOEX (White/Black) 3020
1728-5 Pyrofax Gas - SHPX
(White/Black & Red/Blue Logo)
17001
1728-6 Pyrofax Gas - SHPX
(White/Black & Red/Blue Logo)
17002
1729-5 Suburban Propane - CNTX (Tan/Red/Black) 1310
1729-6 Suburban Propane - CNTX (Tan/Red/Black) 1319
1731-3 CNTX (Black/White) 1211
1731-4 CNTX (Black/White) 1220
1734-3 Cal Gas - SHPX
(Gray/Black & Red/White/Blue Logo)
17430
1734-4 Cal Gas - SHPX
(Gray/Black & Red/White/Blue Logo)
17432
HO ACF® 33,000 Gallon Tank Car - New Paint Schemes
1735-1 ACFX (White/Black) 17740
1735-2 ACFX (White/Black) 17745
1736-1 GLNX (Blue/White) 34247
1736-2 GLNX (Blue/White) 34249
August 1999
1721-4 ACFX (Black/White) 17433
1729-4 Suburban Propane (Cream/Black/Red) CNTX 1312
1730-4 Union Texas Petroleum (Light Gray/Black/Red/White) ACSX 933019
January 1999
1720 Undecorated -
1731-1 CNTX (Black/White) 1215
1731-2 CNTX (Black/White) 1219
1732-1 Cumberland Corporation (White/Black)  
1732-2 Cumberland Corporation (White/Black)  
1733-1 Virginian Petroleum Corp (White/Black)  
1733-2 Virginian Petroleum Corp (White/Black)  
1734-1 Cal Gas (Gray/White/Red/Blue/Black)  
1734-2 Cal Gas (Gray/White/Red/Blue/Black)  
October 1997
1720 Undecorated -
1727-1 Bottled Gas of Virginia (White/Dark Blue/Red/Black) RTCX 36601
1727-2 Bottled Gas of Virginia (White/Dark Blue/Red/Black) RTCX 36602
1727-3 Bottled Gas of Virginia (White/Dark Blue/Red/Black) RTCX 36603
1728-1 Pyrofax (White/Black/Blue/Red) SHPX 17000
1728-2 Pyrofax (White/Black/Blue/Red) SHPX 17003
1728-3 Pyrofax (White/Black/Blue/Red) SHPX 17004
1729-1 Suburban Propane (Cream/Black/Red) CNTX 1309
1729-2 Suburban Propane (Cream/Black/Red) CNTX 1314
1729-3 Suburban Propane (Cream/Black/Red) CNTX 1320
1730-1 Union Texas Petroleum (Light Gray/Black/Red/White) ACSX 933016
1730-2 Union Texas Petroleum (Light Gray/Black/Red/White) ACSX 933021
1730-3 Union Texas Petroleum (Light Gray/Black/Red/White) ACSX 933025
March 1997
1721-1 ACFX (Black/White) 17431
1721-2 ACFX (Black/White) 17439
1721-3 ACFX (Black/White) 17444
1722-1 Royster (White/Red/Black) 18669
1722-2 Royster (White/Red/Black) 18672
1722-3 Royster (White/Red/Black) 18676
1723-1 Shell (White/Black) 3011
1723-2 Shell (White/Black) 3017
1723-3 Shell (White/Black) 3024
1724-1 Shipper's Car Line (White/Red/Black) 17054
1724-2 Shipper's Car Line (White/Red/Black) 17065
1724-3 Shipper's Car Line (White/Red/Black) 17070
1725-1 Technical Propellants 18783
1725-2 Technical Propellants 18784
1725-3 Technical Propellants 18787
1726-1 United Petroleum 17202
1726-2 United Petroleum 17204
1726-3 United Petroleum 17205