Dogfish 24 ton Ballast Hopper Wagon № DB993270, built in 1959 by Charles Roberts & Co. of Horbury Junction, Wakefield (also known as Chas Roberts & Co.) was built to transport and distribute ballast at railway worksites.
The ballast is distributed to each side of and in between, the rails by the opening or closing of three doors and chutes at the base of the hopper compartment.
A profile of the Dogfish wagon and history can be found at www.ltsv.com
|Wagon||Charles Roberts & Co.||Dogfish
|Built:||1959 at Charles Roberts & Co., Wakefield||Works №:||N/A|
|Diagram №:||1/587||Lot №:||2822|
|Length:||22 ft 6 in over headstocks
14 ft wheelbase
|Weight:||11.5 ton / 11.2 tonne|
BR TOPS code ZFV
|Load Capacity:||24 ton|
|Made Redundant / Withdrawn:||N/A||Date Preserved:||N/A|
|Arrived at NLR:||28th August 1998||Current Status:||Operational|