Four-wheel side tipping waggon converted from 3-ton slate waggon

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Waggon 160/848/846[edit]

Waggon 160 at Minffordd Yard *Date: January 2007
Waggon 848 (other side of 160) at Boston Lodge *Date: January 2004

Traveller's Guide (Blue Cover) = Ffestiniog Railway Traveller's Guide with Blue Cover - Section 4 Wagons Pages 35 & 36 - Stock List as at 01-Apr-92 states: "Side-tipping wagon, converted pre-1954 from a 3-ton slate wagon." The second photo is in fact of the opposite side to the first one. Its original number was previously thought to be 848, now thought to be 846 (as a slate wagon). It was renumbered 17 in the 1950s and in the 1967 general renumbering it became 160, and until 2017 the two different numbers (160 and 848) appeared one on each side.

As of April 2017 at Beamish on short-term loan in exchange for grit blasting and repainting along with 830.[1] Returned 2020, 2021 renumbered 846. Apparently the number 848 was a mistake. One axlebox requires replacement.

Wagon 830[edit]

Waggon 830 on arrival at Beamish awaiting restoration.
Date: September 2014 Photo: Paul Jarman

Previously numbered 18 (1950s early-restoration series) then 161 (FR 1967 new series). Stored for many years off-rail in Minffordd Yard. Loaned to Beamish in September 2014 in exchange for restoration work, almost complete in December 2017.[1]

Repainted and still at Beamish 2020.

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