GWR 80990 Cylindrical Tank Wagon

GWR 80990 Cylindrical Tank Wagon
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GWR 80990 Cylindrical Tank Wagon
Built By GWR Swindon
Status Awaiting restoration
Number 80990
Other Numbers ADW 80990, I/U 070847
Built 1910
Diagram DD3
Lot 633
Type 4-wheel tank wagon
Telegraphic code n/a
1995 Arrived on the SVR

Goods Wagons

80990 was built at Swindon in 1910 to Diagram DD3, Lot 633. It is one of 40 cylindrical Gas Liquor Tanks built between 1895 and 1911 and used for the bulk transport of creosote, ammonia, gas oil and lubricating oil. The tanks, which had a capacity of 3108 gallons, were built by the GWR’s Locomotive Department rather than the Wagon Department, as the former had the experience in building large iron barrel shapes.[1]

80990 finished its working life at the Landore Diesel Depot in Swansea, where it carried the Internal User number I/U 070847 and served as a waste oil storage tank. It arrived on the SVR on 22 November 1995.[1] It is owned by The GWR 813 Preservation Fund.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 SVR Stock Book 9th Edition