LMS Tube/5 Plank Open Wagon № M499227, built in 1936 by Charles Roberts & Co. of Horbury Junction, Wakefield (also known as Chas Roberts & Co.).
Initially numbered as № 499227 by the LMS the wagon became № M499227 upon Nationalisation of the railways in 1948.
The last allocation of the wagon was to BR Wolverton Works as an ‘Internal User’ wagon numbered as № 024228. An internal user wagon is a vehicle that is restricted to a certain location and not allowed to be moved on the main line.
The wagon has had its body removed pending restoration of the chassis & replacement of the wooden bodywork.
|Wagon||Charles Roberts & Co.||Tube / Open
|Diagram №:||1675||Lot №:||938|
|Type:||Tube / 5-Plank Open
BR TOPS code STO
|Load Capacity:||22 ton|
|Made Redundant / Withdrawn:||N/A||Date Preserved:||N/A|
|Arrived at NLR:||14th March 1989||Current Status:||Awaiting restoration|