79 tonne Millitary Vehicle Transporter Wagon. 'Warwell'.
DETAILS FOR THIS VEHICLE.
Location : Carlisle Kingmoor Yard Up Recess Sidings.
Date : 10.02.2012.
Type : 79.4 tonne 'Warwell' Military Vehicle Transporter.
Weight : 28 tonne tare / 79.4 ton GLW.
Number : MODA 95509.
Number Series : MODA 95500 to MODA 95548.
Builder : 1942-43 by SR Lancing Works.
TOPS Code : KWB.
Designation : WARWELL.
This 'Warwell' wagon in the consist of 6C79 12.06 Longton MOD Depot to Carlisle Kingmoor Yard is loaded with a DLO (Defence Logistics Organisation) Mercedes Benz Road-Rail 'Unimog' vehicle (Reg. 50 KM 19) which had seen use at Longtown last summer on weedkilling duties on the extensive internal rail network. It was being returned by rail transporter to Ashchurch MOD Depot in Gloucestershire. These wagons built during World War II were all extensively refurbished in the 1970's.