DZ flat wagons converted to rail carrying bolster wagons

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Two former South African Railways DZ Flat Wagons have been converted to rail carrying bolster wagons. The bolster assemblies are able to swivel to allow for track curvature. WHR/FR type couplers are fitted at the outer ends of the set, but SAR type couplers are retained at the inner ends and the wagons joined by a spacing bar, to allow sufficient length to carry rails. The spacing bar also carries the continuous brake pipe.

The wagons were rebuilt in 2018 on new welded underframes.

Wagon DZ1418[edit]

Rhyd-Ddu
*Date: 17th June 2006 *Photo: Kim Winter


DZ2001[edit]

Rhyd-Ddu Later identified as DZ2001
*Date: 17th June 2006 *Photo: Kim Winter


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