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TOPS code datasheet
Code/s: TUA/TUB
Description: 2-axle Tank Wagon with GLW of over 50t
Dates: 19xx to current
Numbers: Various (see tables below)
Build Notes:
Numbers Builder Dates Design Notes
PR70001-70022 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1972 TU002A Phosphoric Acid. MD1-MD22 pre-TOPS
PR70023-70067 Charles Roberts, Horbury 1973 TU001A Diesel
PR70068-70092 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1974 TU001B Fuel Oil
PR70093 Norbitt-Pickering, Wishaw 1974 TU001C Diesel
PR70094-70097 Norbitt-Pickering, Wishaw 1974 TU001E Fuel Oil
PR70098-70117 Norbitt-Pickering, Wishaw 1974 TU001D Fuel Oil
PR70118-70137 Procor, Horbury 1975 TU011A Bitumen
PR70138-70149 Procor, Wakefield 1976 TU010A Caustic Soda
PR70150-70161 Procor, Horbury 1979 TU015A Bitumen
PR70162-70171 Procor, Horbury 1982 TU018A Hydrocyanic Acid (ex LS54600-54609)
PR70172-70182 Procor, Horbury 1980 TU018B Hydrocyanic Acid
ALG70300-70311 Linke Hofmann Busch, Germany 1976-1977 TU012A Diesel
CGL70400-70407 Procor, Horbury 1979 TU016A Diesel
CGL70408-70409 Procor, Horbury 1979 TU017A Gas Oil
BRT70500-70523 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1973-1974 TU004A Fuel Oil
TRL70550 Procor, Horbury 1980 TU019A Chlorine
TRL70700-70727 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1977 TU013A Caustic Soda Liquor
TRL70728-70733 Procor, Horbury 1977 TU014A Petrol
TRL70734-70741 Procor, Horbury 1983 TU018C Hydrocyanic Acid (ex TRL51435-51448 range)
TRL70745-70748 Procor, Horbury 1980 TU018D Hydrocyanic Acid
ICIM70800-70819 Procor, Horbury 1975 TU009A Caustic Soda Liquor
FINA70900-70931 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1974 TU005B Fuel Oil. To TRL
SUKO71500 Charles Roberts, Horbury 1974 TU006D Bitumen
SUKO71501-71515 W H Davis, Langwith Junction 1981 TU006B Bitumen
SUKO73000 Charles Roberts, Horbury 1972 ? Fuel Oil
BPO73060 Charles Roberts, Horbury 1972 TU003A Fuel Oil
CSL74000-74029 CFPM, France 1980-1981 TU020A Petrol
LTD74500-74503 Standard Wagon, Heywood 1981 TU021A Bitumen

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
1987 379 (265 TUA, 114 TUB)
1990 378 (296 TUA, 82 TUB)
1999 252 (211 TUA, 41 TUB)
2008 89 (81 TUA, 8 TUB)

AARKNDS:
AARKND Notes
TUA-C
TUB-C

Design codes:
  Qty at
Design AARKND Notes 1990 1999 2008
TU001A TUA-C PR70023-70067 45 20 19
TU001B TUA-C PR70068-70092 25 24 3
TU001C TUA-C PR70093 1 0 0
TU001D TUA-C PR70098-70117 20 ? 4
TU001E TUA-C PR70094-70097. Ex TU001D? 4 4 0
TU001G TUA-C Ex TU001D 14
TU002A TUB-C PR70001-70022 22 0 0
TU003A TU
TU004A TUA-C
TU005A TUB-C
TU005B TUA-C 3
TU006A TUB-C
TU007A TUB-C Allocated to RLS12200-12259. Changed to PEA/PEB 0 0 0
TU008A TUA-C Allocated (in error?) to PR8256-8300/8901-8918. Changed to PGA 0 0 0
TU009A TU
TU010A TUA-? PR70138-70149 12 12 0
TU011A TUB-? PR70118-70137 20 20 0
TU012A TU
TU013A TU
TU014A TU
TU015A TUB-? PR70150-70161 12 11 0
TU015B TUA-? PR70161 0 1 0
TU016A TUB-C 8
TU017A TU
TU018A TU
TU018D TUA-C 4
TU019A TU
TU020A TUA-C 30
TU021A TUA-C 4
TU022A TU
TU023A TU

Links: Profile of OTA Timber Wagons



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