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Bachmann produced two BAA models with yellow ends (see images below). Of the 305 BAA wagons built, how many were painted in these liveries?

 

UPDATE the metal sector one is unique, but here is a list of yellow-ended BAAs without sector decals:

 

900020

900073

900074

900108

900120

900142

900162

900177

900202

900258

900265

900282

 

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It was unique as far as I’m aware (as always always happy to be proved wrong but until I am I shall continue to chuckle at shows when I see more than two on a layout ;) ).

 

Griff

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Wasn't the unique one the experimental one with inboard axle boxes?

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I don't know of exact number painted but I have seen pics/video of 6-8 yellow ended BZA mixed with tiphook hooded steal carriers at Bescot and and a train of around 10 between Tees yard and Middlesbrough. There's pic of a 56 with a short train passing Thornaby with a BBA also.

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900205 in Railfreight Metals was as mentioned above, the only one painted so.

 

 

Wasn't the unique one the experimental one with inboard axle boxes?

 

Didn't that end up as a Winfrith flask carrier?

(Goes to look for a pic as I have posted one somewhere.....)

 

Found it - 900230

Not inboard axle boxes, so possibly another one with experimental bogies.

 

Cheers,

Mick

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It was unique as far as I’m aware (as always always happy to be proved wrong but until I am I shall continue to chuckle at shows when I see more than two on a layout ;) ).

 

Griff

 

So one with metals sector logo? What about the second model without the metals sector logo?

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I don't know of exact number painted but I have seen pics/video of 6-8 yellow ended BZA mixed with tiphook hooded steal carriers at Bescot and and a train of around 10 between Tees yard and Middlesbrough. There's pic of a 56 with a short train passing Thornaby with a BBA also.

 

Should I infer from this there were at least 10 with yellow ends, without the metals sector logo?

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That's the one, if you had it in a train the tops list would have a warning about it.

Seem to remember it having in built hot box detectors.

No idea what happened to it

 

The Winfrith one isn't there anymore would have thought it only went there for loading those experimental flasks as there is only sidings there no internal railway

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Should I infer from this there were at least 10 with yellow ends, without the metals sector logo?

Sorry I can't give you a accuract answer regarding the metals decals

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BAA 900230 and 900272 both had experimental bogies working in steel traffic , 900230 then joined 900115 as the second FOA flask carrier from Winfrith ( 900115 was also ferry fitted when it was a BAA to work abroad and numbered 31-70-4343-000-4  there is a pic in an old Railway Magazine of it at Llanwern) , there are also pics of 900230 as a FOA still with its ends and decking , this was later removed and replaced with  a stainless steel floor. As for the yellow ended BAA they possibly worked from Lackenby with eye to sky coil to Hartlepool ? for the pipe mill . As for 900205 it was unique , it was painted into these colours along with a BOA , BBA , SPA , BMA , BDA , IIRC . As Bachmann have only released the BAA with red ends on one type of there models so far , an option is to repaint them and cut out the middle section to make them BZA

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They worked Lackenby to Hartlepool

 

Paul

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BAA 900230 and 900272 both had experimental bogies working in steel traffic , 900230 then joined 900115 as the second FOA flask carrier from Winfrith ( 900115 was also ferry fitted when it was a BAA to work abroad and numbered 31-70-4343-000-4 there is a pic in an old Railway Magazine of it at Llanwern) , there are also pics of 900230 as a FOA still with its ends and decking , this was later removed and replaced with a stainless steel floor. As for the yellow ended BAA they possibly worked from Lackenby with eye to sky coil to Hartlepool ? for the pipe mill . As for 900205 it was unique , it was painted into these colours along with a BOA , BBA , SPA , BMA , BDA , IIRC . As Bachmann have only released the BAA with red ends on one type of there models so far , an option is to repaint them and cut out the middle section to make them BZA

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Iv been looking through pics on https://ukrailwaypics.smugmug.com/ this afternoon and it seems that some BZAs have had their cradles removed at some point and others have had cradles fitted but not had the middle of the ends cut out Edited by RP82

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Most if not all of the BAA ( 900000 to 900124 the ones with the first design full ends ) that were in coil traffic with cradles in late 80's / early 90's worked from BSC Lackenby to the likes of Corby , Blackburn , Cardiff had there middle section remove to make them easier to unload by C hook , others without the middle section removed worked from Grimsby to various with imported coil , Ravenscraig to Cardiff / BSC Orb . In later years as the wagons moved pools  , you're right some BZA had cradles removed  and others still with their middle section received cradles . If i can find my list i have all the TOPS  pools of the BAA from 1989 , will post when i find them

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As far as I can recall Lackenby - Hartlepool used BBA's and the Yellow ended ones were fitted with handbrake interlock (vents brake pipe when applied) these were done about 1993!

 

Mark Saunders

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I thought Hartlepool was BBAs

BAAs were on the Corby and mixed with VTGs on Blackburn, Wolverhampton and Wakefield turners lane

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Sorry I can't give you a accuract answer regarding the metals decals

 

 

Only the one according to the Bachmann BAA thread.

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