ICI 19129 Bogie Steel Hopper Wagon

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ICI 19129 Bogie Steel Hopper Wagon
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ICI Bogie Steel Hopper Wagon 19129
Built By Chas. Roberts, Wakefield
Status Unrestored
Number 3329
Other Numbers ICIM 19129, BRBritish Rail or British Railways(M) 183566 (reg)
History
Built 1952
Diagram 6/486
Type Bogie steel hopper
Capacity 48 tons
TOPS code PHV, JGV after 1990
Brakes Vacuum fitted
1994 Arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Goods Wagons

This ex-ICI bogie hopper wagon was built by Charles Roberts & Co. of Wakefield in 1952 as wagon no. 3329. It was used to haul limestone traffic from the quarries at Tunstead, near Buxton in the Derbyshire Peak District, to the I.C.I. processing works at Northwich. For this it was given BRBritish Rail or British Railways TOPSTotal Operations Processing System, an American computer system adopted by BR from the late 1960s to number and manage rolling stock. no. 19129 and BRBritish Rail or British Railways registration no. 183566.[1] It had a capacity of 48 tons[2][3], although the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book and StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Society give a capacity of 1,230 cubic feet equating to 43½ tons. The TOPSTotal Operations Processing System, an American computer system adopted by BR from the late 1960s to number and manage rolling stock. code for this class of wagon was originally PHV, recoded to JGV in 1990.[4]

Motive power used to haul these wagons would have included StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. locomotives. The wagon is one of two acquired by the Stanier 8F Locomotive Society, although there is no record that 48773 was used to haul ICI mineral traffic. It arrived on 7 May 1994 and was photographed in April 2015 stored on the Stourport Triangle.

See also

List of goods wagons

References

  1. StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 8FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Society
  2. Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
  3. Marsden (1984) p. 89.
  4. LTSV Wagons

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