Salmon Wagon № DB996995

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

Salmon Wagon № DB996995 at Pitsford Sidings. Photo: Dan Adkins

Salmon Wagon № DB996995 at Pitsford Sidings.
Photo: Dan Adkins

Wagon Head Wrightson Salmon
Flat wagon
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Made Redundant / Withdrawn: N/A Date Preserved: 27th August 2004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

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