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WAGON RECOGNITION : Carkinds 'B' to 'Z'

£24.95

The only all-colour, fully illustrated, guide to the different wagon types in revenue earning service on the rail network has been fully updated.

Carkinds BAA to ZZA

Here's what's included:

A guide to the RIV (International Register) number system

A Guide to the UIC Wagon Classification System with all codes listed

for each 'Carkind' ...

-a photograph of the wagon, in its current livery

-details of the ‘active’ number range, complete with any prefix

-details of trains/routes where the wagons may be seen working

PLUS : Design Codes and Operating Pool Codes

PLUS : 'Y' and 'Z' wagon Carkinds - previously included in Wagon Recognition Volume 2.

Since 2008, there have been a plethora of NEW Carkinds and a lot of familiar wagons consigned to history.

NEW Carkinds include:

BQA - Bogie Rail Carrier
FQA / FXA / FWA / FYA - Bogie Container Flats
HKA / HOA / HRA - Bogie Aggregate Hoppers
ICA - Bogie Bitumen Tank Wagon
IDA - Bogie 'Low-Liner'
IFA / IIA / IOA - Lots of new Network Rail wagons
IIA - Bogie Biomass and Coal Hoppers
IWA - Bogie Timber Carriers
JNA - Bogie Aggregate Hoppers
JPA - Bogie Cement Tanks
KBA / RBA - Barrier Wagons 
MJA / MMA / MUA / MVA / MXA / MWA - Bogie Aggregate Wagons
TEA - 'Greenergy' Bogie petroleum Tank Wagons

OLD Carkinds removed include:

BIA / BMA / BNA / BSA / BWA / BXA - Bogie Steel Carriers
FPA - 2Axle Flat Wagon
CBA / HGA - 2 Axle Limeston Hoppers
HAA / HBA / HCA / HDA / HEA / HFA / HMA / HNA - iconic 2 Axle Coal Hoppers
ICA / ICB - Bogie Chemical Tank wagons
IMA - Italian Bogie van
JAA / JIA - Bogie Limestone Hoppers
KJA / PHA - 2 Axle Self Discharge Train
KSA - Bogie Cube Wagons
PCA -2 Axle RMC Cement Powder Tanks
PDA -2 Axle Van
PFA - 2 Axle Container Flat
PGA - 2 Axle Stone Hoppers 
PNA - 2 Axle Box wagon
SDA / SEA - 2 Axle Open Plate Wagons


Wagon types featured:
- B   Bogie Steel Carriers
- C   Covered Hoppers
- F   Flat Wagons
- H   Hoppers
- I    International Wagons
- J    Bogie Wagons
- K    Special Wagons
- M   Mineral Wagons
- O   2 Axle Open Wagons
- P   2 Axle Wagons
- R   Operating Vehicles
- S   2 Axle Steel Carriers
- T   Petrochemical Tanks
- V   2 Axle Vans
- W  Articulated Car Carriers
- Y   Departmental Wagons
- Z   Departmental Wagons

There is also 6 VTG Technical fact Sheets for specific wagon types.

Please note, this book is not a list of wagon numbers

Softback / 245mm x 168mm / 224pages / 300+colour photographs

ISBN : 978 0 9933129-2-2

The original, best selling, book was first published in 2008 - this new title is STILL ONLY £24.95


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