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October 2018 Quarterly Report: GP and LPG Tank Car Sublease Rates at Levels Not Seen Since 2013-2014

Published 10/30/2018

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and crude oil tank car lease rates rallied in the third quarter, with prices reaching levels not seen since the winter of 2013-2014 when the Polar Vortex became the talk of the season. This time around, tank car prices are at their highs well before the onset of winter. The factors driving general purpose tank car sublease rates differ from those driving pressure tank car sublease rates.