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New wagons for old

Every Thursday and Sunday, all year round, we do work projects and maintenance at the Railway.


This is an old wagon, probably a tipper originally, which is being re-purposed as a departmental vehicle, to carry loads as and when required. This type of wagon is particularly useful as a platform to work on a large item, such as a boiler. The workpiece is raised for easy access, and can be readily moved to different areas of the site as work progresses.




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Ex North West Water Rivers department. Fine Janes pump station near Formby. Allen skip converted as one of a pair to carry steel sheet piles. The other wagon in the pair sadly suffered corrosion and has been scraped with reusable components retained.

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