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Code/s: OTA
Description: 2-axle Timber Wagon
Dates: 1985 to current
Numbers: Various (see tables below)
Build Notes:
Numbers Builder Dates Design Notes
Various conversions from OBA/OCA/VDA retaining existing numbers

Comments: The OTA fleet was converted from wagon types OBA, OCA and VDA in the 1980s and 1990s. Some were later recoded as OSA or ZDA and used to carry sleepers.

Quantities:
Date Qty
1986 126
1989 171
1993 165
1998 220
1999 257
2006 204
2008 163

AARKNDS:
AARKND Notes
OTA-A Timber, 11 stanchions (ex OCA)
OTA-B Timber, extra bolsters fitted (ex OCA)
OTA-C Timber, 9 stanchions (ex OCA)
OTA-D Timber, 10 stanchions (ex VDA)
OTA-E Timber, 6 stanchions (ex VDA)
OTA-F Timber (ex OBA)

Design codes:
  Qty at
Design AARKND Notes 1994 1999 2008
OT001A OTA-A 112067~112399. Ex OC001A 99 99 67
OT001B OTA-B No conversions recorded 0 0 0
OT001C OTA-C 112184~112386. Ex OC001A 25 25 17
OT002A OTA-D 200708~200974/210144~210363. Ex VDA 31 33 21
OT002B OTA-D 201029~201093. Ex VDA, experimental suspension 2 4 0
OT002C OTA-D 200817/200822. Ex VDA 2 2 2
OT002D OTA-D 200980~200985. Ex VDA 4 5 0
OT002E OTA-D 201070. Ex VHA 1 1 0
OT002F OTA-E 200944. Ex VDA. Revised stanchions for Forestry Commission 1 1 0
OT003A OTA-B 200650~200996/210129~210392. Ex VDA 0 40 29
OT003B OTA-B 200864/210136/210281. Ex VDA 0 3 1
OT003C OTA-B 200651~200997/210107~210332. Ex ZRA (VDA) 0 23 10
OT003D OTA-D 200995. Ex VDA experimental suspension 0 1 0
OT004A OTA-F 110010~110797. Ex ZDA (OBA) 0 20 16

Links: Profile of OTA Timber Wagons



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