This is what my type of hopper would have looked like, In BR Days.
My thanks goes to the railway author, Peter Tatlow. For his advice, and the...
From the searches I've done. My wagon might be a one off now ? If I could get some funding / a grant. I would consider rebuilding it, as a hopper...
I've just found a great web site, on the Grimethorpe Coalite wagons.
I think I'm going in the right direction now.
Have a look at this photo too, from the NRM archives.
Many thanks for your post. Here is another photo, which may help more. I'm in no doubt, it has been a hopper.
Just not 193254.
A photo of my wagon.
If anyone has a copy of Peter Tatlows, " A Pictorial Record of LNER Wagons "
Look at page 63, plates 126 and 127 show examples of these wagons....
I would like to find out if any other sort of wagon was built on this type of chassis. Were any turned into plank wagons, for example ?
I'm like you, I use BS 381C paints. I get mine from Tor Paints. They are based in Birtley.
I am after some help. I own a cut down hopper wagon. I think it was part of a batch of wagons, destined to go to France during WWII....
Does anyone know where I can get these from ?
I'll send you an email.
Many thanks Richard. There are some very useful diagrams in that file.
Thanks for the feedback guys.
A book that maybe BR apprentices might have been given. For example gedge slots, wheel profiles etc.
Does anyone have a manual on the above ?
I hope they do brake van rides, they are good.
What about brake van rides at the start of the day ? They have been done in the past ?
Your friends at Stogumber, knock out some good grub too lol
It will be my first visit to the railway, for 2017. Looking forward to some good ales, at Bishop's Lydeard.
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