KW class steel open wagons

In 1931/2 a total of 120 K class wagons were fitted with wooden extensions to the sides and tarpaulin rails for wheat traffic. The first wagon to be converted was 10645 which ran for some time in its new condition as class K . The wagons were converted and reclassified KW as follows:

1931

10619, 10645, 10653/9, 10660/6-9, 10678, 10681, 10691/3/7, 10707, 10714/7, 10722/5/8/9, 10744, 10755, 10764, 10755/8, 10781-3/6, 10802/4/5/7, 10811/2, 10832, 10859, 10861/6, 10991, 11007, 11016/7, 11021/3/6, 11034, 11043, 11061/2/4, 11070/2/5/6/8, 11082/6, 11090/2

1932

1018, 10620/1/5/9, 10633, 10648/9, 10656/7, 10671, 10684/5, 10692/4, 10704, 10718, 10732, 10747, 10758, 10760/7, 10770, 10780/4/8/9, 10795/7, 10815/7, 10820/5, 10837/9, 10841/4-7, 10851/6/7, 10870, 11010/2/4/5/8, 11020/9, 11048, 11063/5, 11073, 11084, 11091/7-9

None of this class were ever converted to any other class and were slowly written off over a thirty-three year period as follows:

1950

10657

 

1974

10728, 10832

1953

11043, 11099

 

1975

10621, 11017

1962

10692, 10780, 10844, 11070

 

1976

10649, 10659, 10684, 10758, 10770, 10781/4, 10802, 10859

1964

10725, 10788, 10857

 

1977

10714/8, 10783, 10815, 11082

1965

10620, 10789

 

1978

10691/4, 10704, 10797, 10807, 11014, 11062

1966

10678, 10747, 10804, 10817,  11021, 11078

11018 to JETTY 327

 

1979

10629, 10681, 10729, 10767, 10782, 10795, 10812, 10820/5, 10841, 11048, 11065

1970

10656, 10778, 11076, 11084

 

1980

10618, 10653, 10668, 10839, 11007, 11029, 11097

1971

10648, 10667, 10671, 10717, 10732, 10744, 10847, 10861, 10870, 11012, 11023, 11034, 11061/3, 11092,

 

1981

10633, 10666/9, 10685, 10693, 10837, 10856, 11064, 11090/8

10685 written back

1972

10619, 10707, 10722, 10805, 10811, 10845/6, 10851, 11020, 11086

 

1982

10755, 11026, 11075

1973

10660, 10760/4, 10786, 10991, 11016, 11091

 

1983

10625, 10645, 10685, 10697, 10866, 11010/5, 11072/3

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