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.
|Class or Type:||Mermaid||Works No:|
|Weight:||14 T||Running No:||989256|
|Brake Type:||Vacuum||Operational Status:||Operational|