Since the Middleton Railway started out just transporting goods - mainly coal - for the first 200 years of its life, it is hardly surprising that it has acquired a collection of goods wagons, although sadly there are no survivors from the ones that were used before the railway was preserved. Most of the goods wagons in its collection previously worked on British Railways, although not all of them. The ones that did are identified by the numbers that they carried then, and the others are identified by the numbers that they carried on the systems where they did work. Thus, our collection is as follows, where the ordering roughly matches when they entered our collection.
- LMS 85133 goods van;
- W113084 open wagon;
- B420709 open wagon;
- MRT flat wagon No. 1;
- Yorkshire Water Authority side tipper wagon;
- Leeds Forge tank wagon;
- 'Lowmac' machinery wagon;
- B490310 open wagon;
- BP A5576 tank wagon;
- Hunslet No. 1 flat wagon;
- DB993425 'Dogfish' ballast hopper wagon;
- B769924 'Palvan' goods van;
The pages for these wagons give a brief overview of our collection, but for more information about it our stock book is available in the shop. Click here for more details of this.
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