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BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 983103 - DB983103 is an example of a 24-ton vacuum-braked Ballast Hopper Wagon to diagram 1/587, designed by British Railways and codenamed 'DOGFISH'. The wagon was designed specifically for the use of the Civil Engineering departments to carry new track ballast from quarry to worksite and to drop it at a controlled rate over track which was to be machine-packed or 'tamped'.

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 983103 - DB983103 is an example of a 24-ton vacuum-braked Ballast Hopper Wagon to diagram 1/587, designed by British Railways and codenamed 'DOGFISH'. The wagon was designed specifically for the use of the Civil Engineering departments to carry new track ballast from quarry to worksite and to drop it at a controlled rate over track which was to be machine-packed or 'tamped'.

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983591

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983591

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983622

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983622

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993348 - DB 993348 is one of 161 vehicles built between March and November 1957 under lot 2823 by Metropolitan-Cammell Ltd. at their Saltley Works, near Birmingham. Initially it was allocated to the Western Region and was based at Cheddar, Somerset for Batts Combe limestone quarry - limestone being one of the materials regularly used for track ballast. The SR mainly used granite from Meldon Quarry, Devon.

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993348 - DB 993348 is one of 161 vehicles built between March and November 1957 under lot 2823 by Metropolitan-Cammell Ltd. at their Saltley Works, near Birmingham. Initially it was allocated to the Western Region and was based at Cheddar, Somerset for Batts Combe limestone quarry - limestone being one of the materials regularly used for track ballast. The SR mainly used granite from Meldon Quarry, Devon.

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993217 - DB 993217 is one of 161 vehicles built between February and April 1957 under lot 2822 by Charles Roberts and Company Ltd. at their Horbury Works, near Wakefield in Yorkshire. Initially it was allocated to the Eastern Region and was based at Santon slag heap near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Blast furnace slag is a waste product of the iron and steel industry and was sometimes used as a lightweight ballast for sidings and yards.

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993217 - DB 993217 is one of 161 vehicles built between February and April 1957 under lot 2822 by Charles Roberts and Company Ltd. at their Horbury Works, near Wakefield in Yorkshire. Initially it was allocated to the Eastern Region and was based at Santon slag heap near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Blast furnace slag is a waste product of the iron and steel industry and was sometimes used as a lightweight ballast for sidings and yards.

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983622

BR 'Dogfish' Ballast Hopper No. 983622

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993217 - DB 993217 is one of 161 vehicles built between February and April 1957 under lot 2822 by Charles Roberts and Company Ltd. at their Horbury Works, near Wakefield in Yorkshire. Initially it was allocated to the Eastern Region and was based at Santon slag heap near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Blast furnace slag is a waste product of the iron and steel industry and was sometimes used as a lightweight ballast for sidings and yards.

BR Dogfish Ballast Wagon No 993217 - DB 993217 is one of 161 vehicles built between February and April 1957 under lot 2822 by Charles Roberts and Company Ltd. at their Horbury Works, near Wakefield in Yorkshire. Initially it was allocated to the Eastern Region and was based at Santon slag heap near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Blast furnace slag is a waste product of the iron and steel industry and was sometimes used as a lightweight ballast for sidings and yards.

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