Category:Rolling stock associated with British Sugar Corporation

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West Midlands Sugar Co (later British Sugar Corporation) (BSCBritish Steel Corporation, or British Sugar Corporation) operated a factory from 1925 to 1982 at Foley Park, producing sugar from beet. It involved use of shunters and other rolling stock, some of which were acquired by the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society.

A total of open 14 wagons were donated to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society by BSCBritish Steel Corporation, or British Sugar Corporation, 10 in June 1969 and 4 in May 1971 as detailed below. The 1998 Stock Book stated that all but 4 of these had been cut up, however a fifth was still in existence in 2012. '*' denotes registration numbers and dates.

BSCBritish Steel Corporation, or British Sugar Corporation No Type Wks/Reg Number Built Arrived Preservation numbers/liveries Status Notes
5 7-plank open 177686* 1946* 29 June 1969 Highley Mining Co 136 Stored awaiting overhaul See British Sugar 136 Open Wagon
7 7-plank open  ? 29 June 1969 Newbattle Colliery 37 Unknown See LMS 37 (fictitious) Open Wagon
8 7-plank open 155379* 1939* 29 June 1969 - Scrapped Dismantled for parts by 1973[1]
10 7-plank open 142540* 1936* 29 June 1969 Great Western Colliery Company 2717 Scrapped Beyond economic repair by 1980,[2] scrapped by 1990[3]
13 7-plank open 16053* 1937* 29 June 1969 CCW 1 Stored See British Sugar 7-plank open wagon
14 6-plank open 137517* 1936* 29 June 1969 Field & Mackay 41 Scrapped BER by 1980,[2] scrapped by 1990[3]
17 7-plank open 151636* 1937* 29 June 1969 SV14187 Scrapped Cut down to 3-plank for P.WayPermanent Way use by 1971, scrapped by 1990[3]
18 7-plank open 225641 1938* 29 June 1969 NE LOCO Unknown See LNER 225641 Mineral Wagon (not in 1998 Stock Book)
20 8-plank open 137873* 1936* 29 June 1969 SV14186 Scrapped Cut down to 2-plank for P.WayPermanent Way use by 1971. Converted to "luggage van" for The Seven-Per-Cent Solution then scrapped
24 8-plank open 128274* 1934* 29 June 1969 SV14188 Scrapped Cut down to 3-plank for P.WayPermanent Way use by 1971. Converted to "luggage van" for The Seven-Per-Cent Solution then scrapped
 ? 8-plank open 172548* 1944* 15 May 1971 - Scrapped Dismantled for parts by 1973[1]
 ? 8-plank open 167945 1944* 15 May 1971 - Scrapped Dismantled for parts by 1973[1]
19 8-plank open 257632*  ? 15 May 1971 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 257632 Scrapped Ex-LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Derby. BER by 1980[2], scrapped by 1990[3]
25 7-plank open 223162 1938 15 May 1971 Ynisarwed, Highley Mining Co 162 Static display See LNER 223162 Mineral Wagon

References

  1. 1.01.11.2 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Fourth Edition
  2. 2.02.12.2 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Seventh Edition
  3. 3.03.13.23.3 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Eighth Edition

Pages in category ‘Rolling stock associated with British Sugar Corporation’

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