Dapol Wagons - Dogfish BR Dutch Grey / Yellow
Wagon running number: DB983577
These wagons were BRs standard small ballast hopper wagons, almost 2000 being built between 1955-1961. Measuring in with a 14ft wheelbase, they were 22ft 6 in over headstocks. The Dogfish was designed to carry 24t of ballast. All were fitted with vacuum brakes from new, many lasted into the 1990s while a programme to fit air-brakes to surviving Dogfish wagons was started in 2000. Despite this, the last examples types were withdrawn in 2006.
The Dapol model features;
- Finely moulded body with many separately added details
- Accurately applied livery and painted details
- NEM pockets with self centring couplings