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35ton glw Oil Tanker - Class A and B

   
         
 
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The BR Modernisation plan of 1955 saw the need for larger tank wagons. Charles Roberts developed the first of these - a 35 ton glw (Gross Laden Weight) fuel tanker for ESSO.


OR76TKB001   ESSO


OR76TKA001    Staveley Chemicals


OR76TKB003  - Regent

Produced in two variants - Class A for lighter fuels and usually painted in a silver based livery, and the less flammable Class B fuels - which came with a heater unit to assist in unloading. The Class B livery was typically based on a black painted body as shown in our picture.

We will correctly produce both variants with the different length tank bodies and the original and upgraded suspension systems.


These wagons were incredibly long lived and were in regular use through into the 1990's.

 

 We announce the following items in Jan 2017:

OR76TKA001 Class A Tank BRT - Staveley Chemicals Class A
OR76TKA002 Class A ESSO 4311 Revised Suspension
OR76TKA003 Class A Tank ESSO 4022 Class A Original Suspension
OR76TKB001 Class B Tank Esso Black Original Suspension 3300 Class B
OR76TKB002 Class B Tank Esso unbranded Black Revised Suspension 47792
OR76TKB003 Class B Tank Regent Class B Revised Suspension 441
         

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