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Moved to Tanat Valley Railway at Nantmawr nr Oswestry 6/09. At Llanddu Junction by 2017

IU 02xxxx series


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Llanddu Junction (Private site)** *** ****Alex Betteney
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Holyhead Yard** *** ****Brian Stanway
Holyhead Yard2007-04-17Eddie Devall
Holyhead Yard2007-03-24Dave Warby
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  • 024682

    20 April 2007 - Ben Williams

    A lucky find at Holyhead this week - this wagon was thought to have been scrapped a long time ago! However it remains with one other similar Palbrick wagon and an old guards van that could not be identified.

  • 024682

    11 June 2007 - Martin Allen

    Looks like it is in need of some "TCL", although the wood parts of the bodywork were originally just the floor planks and four plywood side panels. Would make a straightforward restoration job. Appears to be a Freightliner adaptor wagon. Does anyone know it's original identity? I would mot mind saving it myself, if the current owner could be established and road access for transport was available. Any ideas folks?

  • 024682

    11 June 2007 - Dave Shell (OTPPG/NREL)

    Try contacting Network Rail first - they should be able to do a trace on TOPS and check up on the registered owner/operator.

  • 024682

    25 September 2007 - Phil Hetherington

    I can assure you restoring one of these is far from straightforward as the match wagon changes are quite extensive - see for more info on my own example (B462772) which will give you an idea what's involved. I'd love to see this one saved though - if you do decide to go for it, feel free to drop me a line.

  • 024682

    12 January 2008 - Ben Williams

    This wagon currently keeps company with another of the same type numbered B 462760 and a guards van 95?236 (thought to be 950236.) All noted still present yesterday.

  • 024682

    9 September 2009 - Phil Hetherington

    A report from site yesterday says that all three have disappeared. The sleepers in the above photo are still across the track so cut-on-site seems to be the most likely explanation...

  • 024682

    9 September 2009 - Rob Williams

    The two wagons and the brake van that where on this site have been saved, all have gone to the Tanat Valley Railway at Nantmawr nr Oswestry.

  • 26 August 2017 - Alex Betteney

    Assuming the photos on VCT are correct, the 024682 is actually at Llanddu Junction, whilst the Palbrick at Nantmawr is 462760

  • 7 February 2019 - Philip Hetherington

    The photo here shows a vehicle with its load securing clamps still in place.

    On VCT the two Tanat Valley wagons show:

    462760 - load securing clamps in place

    462725 - no load securing clamps

    Are the VCT photos the right way round?

    By the way these wagons have the number stamped on the frames so it should be possible to figure this out.