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P. & W. MacLellan

P & W MacLellan built this bogie hopper wagon for the Bengal Nagpur Railway around 1915. The firm's product catalogue describes the wagons as having underframes and hoppers built entirely of steel, with a double centre discharge, and fitted with hand and vacuum brakes acting on two wheels of each bogie. They were built for a 5 feet 6 inches guage (the standard gauge adopted on British railways is 4 feet 8.5 inches).

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 624.10941443 MCL

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Bengal Nagpur Railway, bogies, brakes, bridge builders, Clutha Works, engineers, exports, freight, hoppers, P & W MacLellan Ltd, railway wagons, steel, trade catalogues



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