Salmon Wagon № DB996995, built in 1961 by Head Wrightson, Thornaby. The wagon was built to transport 60 ft lengths of rail.
Several modifications have been made during the wagon’s BR service such as the addition of cranes, ratchets for load securing straps, footsteps and a track lighting system.
A profile of the Salmon wagon types and history can be found at www.ltsv.com
|Built:||1961 by Head Wrightson, Thornaby||Works №:||N/A|
|Diagram №:||1/628||Lot №:||3353|
|Length:||65 ft 05 in over buffers
45 ft bogie centres
|Weight:||22 ton 10 cwt|
|Type:||Flatrol MMH, Salmon, TOPS code YFB||Load Capacity:||51 ton|
|Made Redundant / Withdrawn:||N/A||Date Preserved:||27th August 2004|
|Arrived at NLR:||27th August 2004||Current Status:||Operational|