Tuesday 20 March 2018

Wagon interests at Eastleigh, 17th March 2018

GERS 89018 is a TEA fuel oil tank, built by Arbel Fauvet in Douai, France in 2001. In the works, on accommodation bogies, of London Underground pattern.

GERS 97771 KTA (Rautaruukki, Finland 1997-98 - now Transtech) in 4O90 05:27 Leeds - Maritime, a service which will always see a number of these wagons.

RLS 92561 KFA in 4O29 08:20 Basford Hall -Maritime.

Railease were part of the Standard Railway Wagon Company, who built KFA wagons until 1988, and eventually became part of Tiphook, who entered the market in 1987, and after some troubles became part of GE (GERS), a business is now owned by Touax.

RLS 92561 was built to Standard Wagon Contract No. 107 of 1985 - originally hired to Ciba Geigy for the transport of Amino Resins in 20ft curtain sided bodies to Fishguard, to serve the Irish market.

TIPH 93356 KFA in the same train. A later example built in 1987-88 by for Rautaruukki  forTiphook Rail.