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BR Wagon Codes - TOPS Codes - B: Bogie Steel-Carrying Wagons
Prior to October 1983, bogie wagons designed to carry steel coil were classified in group J, while some other types were in group X.

Links on the Code column lead to datasheets, links on the Type column go to profiles. Note that these pages are still in development and there are some gaps. If you can help provide information, please get in touch.

Code Dates Type Number range Notes
BAA   40ft Bogie Steel Wagon 900000~900305  
BAB -1991 40ft Bogie Steel Wagon 900000-900048 Most changed to BAA on removal of vacuum pipes.
BBA 1973-current 50ft Bogie Steel Wagon 910000~910591  
BCA (1) 1976-1980 Bogie Bolster C 960000-960001 Rebuilds of BCO. To YVA in 1980.
BCA (2) 1994- Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 900xxx BAAs modified with coil boxes
BCO   Bogie Bolster C    
BCP   Bogie Bolster C    
BCV -1991 Bogie Bolster C    
BCW -92/93- Bogie Bolster C    
BDA 1975-current Bogie Bolster D 950000-951250 Rebuilds of BDO/BDV.
BDO   Bogie Bolster D    
BDP   Bogie Bolster D    
BDV -1987 Bogie Bolster D    
BDW -1993 Bogie Bolster D    
BEA (1) 1994-? Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 91xxxx Modified BBA
BEA (2) 1998-current Bogie Bolster D with modified bolster 95xxxx BDAs recoded
BEV -1988 Bogie Bolster E B923300~B924899 Most rebuilt as YCV 'Turbot'
BFA c.1985-current Bogie Bolster D 950000~951250 BDA modified to carry steel bars
BFV 1983 Bogie Slab/Coil X   Recoding of JZV. May not have been used.
BGA 1990-2014 Bogie Steel Wagon 961000-961003 With sliding hood. Prototype
BGV 1983-c.1988 Bogie Strip Coil G   Recoding of JGV
BHA 1990-2014 Bogie Steel Wagon 962000-962003 With sliding hood. Prototype
BHV -c.1985 Bogie Bolster H B92xxxx BCVs modified with tall stanchions
BHW -c.1985 Bogie Bolster H B92xxxx BCVs modified with tall stanchions
BIA (1) 1994-? Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 910xxx BBA modified with coils off BOA
BIA (2) 1997- Bogie Covered Steel Coil Wagon 910xxx Modified BBAs
BJA 1990-2014 Bogie Steel Wagon 963000-963003 With sliding hood. Prototype
BJV 1983-1988 Bogie Strip Coil E   Recoding of JEV.
BKA (1) by1984-by1989 Bogie Steel - Kinky Beam 900000~900305 BAA modified to carry coils
BKA (2) 1991- Bogie Steel Wagon with Cradle and Hood 900xxx Ex BAA
BKB by1984-by1989 Bogie Steel - Kinky Beam 900000~900048 BAA modified to carry coils
BLA (1) 1976-1982 60ft Bogie Steel Wagon 920000 To YNB
BLA (2) c.1985 Bogie Bolster D n/a Intended for recoding of disc-brake fitted BDAs. Not used
BLA (3) c.1994 Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 910000~910591 Modified BBA with coil boxes
BMA c.1984-current Bogie Plate/Slab Wagon Various Modified BDA and BPA
BMO   Bogie Bolster B   Converted Warwells. Use unconfirmed.
BMV 1983 Bogie Strip Coil P   Recoding of JPV. May not have been used.
BNA 1998- Bogie Plate/Slab Wagon with High Bolsters 9650xx Ex BMA
BNX 1983-c.2000 Bogie Strip Coil K B949501-B949550 Ex JKX
BOA 1989-? Bogie Strip Steel Carrier 990000-990050 Ex RRA(BXA(XVA))
BOV 1974-1980 Bogie Pipe Wagon B924xxx BCVs modified with stanchions and partitions for pipes.
BPA 1980-by1994 Boplate 965000-965079 Rebuilds of Boplate E (BPO/BPV)
BPO -by1983 Boplate E B947000-B947859  
BPV -1991 Boplate E B947860-B948409  
BQA 2007-current Bogie Rail Wagon RIV Modified YEA
BQV -1987 Bogie Pipe Wagon B92xxxx BCVs and BHVs modified for large-diameter pipes.
BQW -c.2000 Bogie Pipe Wagon B92xxxx BCVs and BHVs modified for large-diameter pipes.
BRA (1) 1981-1982 Borail 967500-967649 Rebuilds of BRVs. All to YLA
BRA (2) 1992-1998 Bogie Steel (Re-bar) Wagon 910163 Ex BBA. To BXA
BRA (3) 1999-current Covered Steel Slab Wagon 964001-964050  
BRO   Borail B946000-B946064 Use unconfirmed
BRP -by1983 Borail B946050-B946064  
BRV   Borail B946065-B946229 Most rebuilt as BRA 1981/1982
BSA (1) 1995-? Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 900xxx Modified BXA (ex BAA)
BSA (2) -current Bogie Steel Slab/Coil (Rollblock) Wagon 910xxx Modified BBA
BSO   Borail   Use unconfirmed
BSR -1991 Bogie Bolster Wagon B927xxx/B928xxx Ex BDW? Possibly a coding error.
BSW -1991 Bogie Timber Wagon B92xxxx Ex BDW
BTA (1) 1989-1991 Bogie Timber Wagon 95xxxx Modified BDA
BTA (2) 1997- Bogie Pipe Wagon 95xxxx Modified BDA
BTW -2006 Bogie Bolster T (Pipe) Wagon B92xxxx Ex BCW/BHW
BUA 1991-c.1995 Bogie Hot Steel Wagon 910000 Ex BBA
BUV 1983-c.1985 Bogie Strip Coil M   Recoding of JMV
BVA 2001-current Bogie Steel Wagon 952001-952031  
BVV        
BVW   Bogie Coil V    
BWA (1) 1993-? Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 91xxxx Modified BBAs
BWA (2) 1997- Bogie Covered Steel Coil Wagon 910xxx Modified BBAs
BXA (1) 1984-c.1988 Bogie Trestle Plate Wagon 990000-990050 Rebuild of XVV. Recoded from XVA. All to RRA
BXA (2) 1993- Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 900xxx Modified BAA (Gunshot cradles)
BXA (3) c.1997- Bogie Covered Steel Coil Wagon 910xxx Modified BBA
BYA (1) 1992-1993 Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 900xxx Modified BAA with 30 tonne coil cradles. All to BXA(2)
BYA (2) 1998-current Bogie Covered Coil Wagon 966001-966260  
BYV        
BZA 1992- Bogie Steel Coil Wagon 900xxx Modified BAA with 25 tonne coil cradles




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