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Are there any freight wagons lurking in industrial areas where lines have been lifted but wagons left behind at factory’s . Just wondered.

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Not quite the same thing but there are also a few preserved locations with wagons on isolated lengths of track. There used to be one at Pickering (not sure if it’s still there) and none of the standard gauge track at the Conwy Valley Railway Museum is connected to the Blaenau Ffestiniog branch next door, although the stock presumably arrived by rail initially.

 

Staying in North Wales, the Dinorwic and Penmaenmawr quarry systems have multiple abandoned narrow gauge wagons (the latter even has a steam loco abandoned), while elsewhere the Cromford and High Peak Railway still has the remains of a standard gauge wagon in what presumably used to be a trap for runaways on one of the inclines.

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On 14/09/2020 at 17:09, 009 micro modeller said:

Not quite the same thing but there are also a few preserved locations with wagons on isolated lengths of track. There used to be one at Pickering (not sure if it’s still there)

 

There are three: a GER box van and an NER bogie stores van on an isolated siding next to the goods dock, and a WD Chas Roberts van outside the scout hut opposite the turntable.

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Medina Wharf on the Isle of Wight is a river wharf built by the railway for handling coal.

The railway closed in 1966, traffic ceasing in May but with engineers  trains running until late in the year.

Four SR 13 ton opens were left at the wharf after closure for the storage of crane grabs. These remained on site until around 1980.

 

Pete

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