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Second use of number but conversion cancelled. Scrapped - Coopers Metals, Sheffield 4/89. 1960 series (first) 042003 ex LNER van 44419. Allocated to Scarborough. Scrapped - Coopers Metals, Sheffield 5/89


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  • 042003, 041266

    3 January 2015 - Ben Williams

    Richard has listed the red van on the left as 042003 but this is different to my lists - anyone confirm what this van is please?

  • 042003, 041266

    3 January 2015 - IAN RAILS

    Hi Ben

    ther were 2 items of rolling stock given this number

    1960 series (first) 042003 ex LNER44419 VAN ALLOCATED SCARBOROUGH SCRAPPED COOPERS SHEFFIELD 05-89

    second series

    042003 ex B333715 hopper wagon but understand conversion cancelled



  • 042003, 041266

    9 January 2015 - Andy Prime

    04'2003' clearly visible on my photo when enlarged.

  • 042003, 041266

    9 January 2015 - Ben Williams

    Thanks Ian / Andy. I will add a note to existing 042003 entry as duplicate numbers play havoc with my lists! However I have the coal hopper as disposed at Coopers 4/89 which seems to much of a coincidence?!

  • 042003, 041266

    9 January 2015 - Steven Jordan

    Hi, 042001-042014 were issued to 24.5t Coal hoppers for IU at Coalite, Bolsover. This was subsequently cancelled and the wagons allocated were scrapped in April1989. 042016-042123 were issued to similar 24.5t hoppers also for use at Bolsover in September 1989. However 042048 was also cancelled with the wagon again being scrapped in April 1989. Some of these wagons did not carry there IU numbers and all were scrapped by Sadlers of Rotherham between November 1993 and February 1994 after the rationalisation of internal rail transport at Coalite. Some of this information does contradict published data with reports of these wagons being scrapped at Booths of Rotherham and Coopers at Sheffield. I did photograph many of these wagons back in 1990 and from memory I believe some or all of these wagons were broken up on site. Again from memory I believe these wagons were already in use at Coalite before the IU numbers were issued, can somebody confirm this please. Furthermore the North Eastern Region had an earlier numbering range for Internal Users from which the 042003 at Scarborough came, hope this helps regards Steve

  • 042003, 041266

    9 April 2015 - Simon Jones

    When I visited Bolsover Coalite Works in March 1992 I recorded all of 042016-042123 series as present and I have a photograph of a the remains of a scrapped wagon on site as well.

  • 042003, 041266

    11 April 2015 - David Hudson

    Visited Bolsover Coalite Works in July 1991, all internals found from 042016 to 042123 apart from 042027 / 033 / 082.