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DB991124 (the DB prefix indicating a Departmental vehicle of BR origin) was part of a single batch of 120 of these wagons built by BR at Swindon between December 1949 and August 1950. <ref name=SB9>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref>.  
 
DB991124 (the DB prefix indicating a Departmental vehicle of BR origin) was part of a single batch of 120 of these wagons built by BR at Swindon between December 1949 and August 1950. <ref name=SB9>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref>.  
  
It arrived on the SVR in December 1990 from Southall, London, owned by Mr J J Smith.<ref name=SB9/>  It was regularly used by the P-Way department as a spoil carrier, although by 2012 it was stored in [[Kidderminster Carriage Shed]].<ref>Gareth Price Photo</ref>  In 2017 it was photographed at Bridgnorth.
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It arrived on the SVR on 18 December 1990 from Southall, London, owned by Mr J J Smith.<ref name=SB9/>  It was regularly used by the P-Way department as a spoil carrier, although by 2012 it was stored in [[Kidderminster Carriage Shed]].<ref>Gareth Price Photo</ref>  In 2017 it was photographed at Bridgnorth.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 15:49, 7 November 2019

BRBritish Rail or British Railways 991124 'Tunny' Ballast Wagon
Gareth Price 20.7.17.jpg
991124 at Bridgnorth in July 2017 (Gareth Price)
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon
Status Operational
Number DB991124
History
Built 1950
Diagram 1/568
Lot 2091
Type 4-wheel ballast wagon
Capacity 20 tons
Telegraphic code TUNNY
TOPS code ZCO
1990 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Goods Wagons

This BRBritish Rail or British Railways 'Tunny' Ballast Wagon (TOPS code ZCO) is identical to the final design of GWRGreat Western Railway 20 ton all-steel ballast wagon (Diagram P23 of 1925). It had 3 doors per side and a 20 ton capacity. BRBritish Rail or British Railways Civil Engineers wagons were commonly given ‘fish’ telegraph codes, with Tunny being a member of the Tuna family[1].

Service and preservation

DB991124 (the DB prefix indicating a DepartmentalRolling stock used for the railway’s own functions (engineering etc.) rather than for general passenger or goods traffic. vehicle of BRBritish Rail or British Railways origin) was part of a single batch of 120 of these wagons built by BRBritish Rail or British Railways at Swindon between December 1949 and August 1950. [2].

It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society on 18 December 1990 from Southall, London, owned by Mr J J Smith.[2] It was regularly used by the P-Way department as a spoil carrier, although by 2012 it was stored in Kidderminster Carriage Shed.[3] In 2017 it was photographed at Bridgnorth.

See also

List of Goods Wagons

References

  1. Larkin Vol 1 (2011) p.12.
  2. 2.02.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition
  3. Gareth Price Photo

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