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Metropolitan-Cammell 989256

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DB989256 14 ton side tipping ballast wagon, ‘Mermaid’. Built Metropolitan-Cammell in 1959, lot no 3256. Diagram 1/575, later ZJ500B under TOPS, type ZJV. These wagons had a relatively short life on the national rail network as they were found to be unsafe in tipping with a tendency to trap people’s arms and hands.
Builder: Metropolitan-Cammell Built: 1959
Class or Type: Mermaid Works No:
Weight: 14 T Running No: 989256
Brake Type: Vacuum Operational Status: Operational
Owner: John Hicklin Arrived: --/05/02
Remarks:
WyvernRail PLC, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. DE4 4FB. 01629 823076. © 2017