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BR Flatrol No. B900103
This 'Flatrol' equipment carrier, built to a LNER design, was one of a total of nine from this lot.
Before acquisition it had had its cast steel tyres reprofiled to the British Rail BRP 1 profile. It was disposed of by British Rail's Southern Civil Engineers' department, being withdrawn from service in May 1978. It has a capacity of 21.5 tons on a four-wheel trolley with baulks. It had a British Rail TOPS code of ZVP.
It arrived at Quainton from Woking on 24th April 1981, and departed for the Isle of Wight Steam Railway during 2006 as part of a transfer of Ivatt Trust vehicles to the Isle of Wight.
|Origin :-||British Rail (Eastern Division)||Date Built :-||1953||Number :-||B900103|
|Diagram :-||2/516||Lot :-||2218||Tare Weight :-||21 tons|
|Type :-||General Equipment Carrier||Builder :-||Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Chepstow||Wheelbase :-||22' 6"|
|Owner :-||Ivatt Trust||Status :-||-|
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