BR 257698 Steel Mineral Wagon

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 257698 Steel Mineral Wagon
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 257698 in January 2016
Built By Teesside Bridge & Engineering
Status Stored
Number B 275698
Other Numbers DB 257698, I/U 041680
Built 1956
Diagram 1/108
Lot 2802
Type 4-wheel steel mineral wagon
Capacity 16 tons
Brakes Unfitted
1993 Arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway

Goods Wagons

More than 200,000 of these 4-wheeled 16 ton open steel mineral wagons were built for British Railways between 1950 and 1957. This example, originally numbered B 275698, was built by Teesside Bridge & Engineering in 1956 to Diagram 1/10/, Lot 2802.[1] It also carried the Internal UserRolling stock used for the railway’s internal purposes (stores etc.) at one fixed location. number 041680.[2]

It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 13 August 1993 from Stratford, London, as one of a number of wagons owned by Mr J J Smith.[3]. As of 2018 it is stored at the Stourport Triangle.

See also

List of goods wagons


  1. Rowland (1996) pp. 9, 41, App 4.
  3. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition