LMS Tube / 5-Plank Open Wagon № M499227

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.

LMS Tube / 5-Plank Open Wagon № M499227 at Pitsford Sidings. Photo: Dan Adkins

LMS Tube / 5-Plank Open Wagon № M499227 at Pitsford Sidings.
Photo: Dan Adkins

Wagon Charles Roberts & Co. Tube / Open
5-Plank
Built: 1936 Works №: 499227
Diagram №: 1675 Lot №: 938
Length: N/A Weight: N/A
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Made Redundant / Withdrawn: N/A Date Preserved: N/A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

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