Class QP pipe bolster wagons and class QPS sleeper wagons.

QP3209

Fitting of Q class flat wagons with special bolsters to carry pipes started in 1955. The converted wagons were reclassified QP. There were eventually 43 QP class wagons. The QPS class was created by the conversion of twenty QP class pipe bolster wagons in 1965. These were temporary and had all been reconverted to class QP by 1967.

QPS 4480

After a period where wagons were written off conversion from class QP to class QPS started again and class QP ceased to exist by 1976. A total of 36 wagons became class QPS. At least one of the QPS's seems to have run in its later years with no bolsters (3224 below)

 

1955 2877, 2996, 3204, 3209, 3217, 3224, 3525, 3529, 4440, 4441, 4465, 4480, 4482, 4488, 4497, 4897 from Q to QP
1956 3212, 3247, 4472, 4477, 4478 from Q to QP
1962 1662, 1673, 1722, 2152, 3492, 3642, 4775, 4799, 4805 from Q to QP

1965

2983, 2994, 3211, 3221, 3223, 3226, 3227, 3526, 4662 from Q to QP

1662, 1673, 1722, 2877, 2996, 3212, 3247, 3525, 3642, 4440, 4465, 4472, 4477, 4478, 4488, 4497, 4775, 4799, 4805, 4897 QP to QPS

1662, 2877, 2996, 3212, 3247, 3525, 4465, 4477, 4497, 4799, 4897 QPS to QP

1967 690, 2988, 3527 from Q to QP
1968 4474 from Q to QP
1971 QP 4482 written off
1972 QP 3223/7, 3247, 3525 written off
1973 QP 2152, 3217, 3226, 4465, 4497, 4897 written off
1975

690, 2983, 3204, 3211, 3212, 3224, 3526, 3642, 4441, 4472, 4474, 4477, 4480, 4805 QP to QPS

QP 3527 written off

1976

1662, 1673, 1722, 2877, 2988, 2994, 3209, 3221, 3492, 4440, 4478, 4488, 4662, 4775, 4779 QP to QPS

QP 2996, 3529 written off - class QP extinct

Written off QP 2152 to QPS

1977 QPS 3212, 4440 written off
1978 QPS 4474, 4477, 4488 written off
1979 QPS 2983, 4472, 4478, 4799 written off
1980 QPS 1722, 2994, 3204, 3221, 4805 written off
1981 QPS 3642 written off
1982 QPS 1673, 3492 written off
1984 QPS 2877, 4662 written off
1985 QPS 690, 1662, 3209, 3526, 4775 written off
1988 QPS 2988 written off
1990 QPS 2152, 3211, 3224, 4441, 4480 written off

Other Sleeper wagons

The W.A.G.R.'s other sleeper wagons were the four wheeled vehicles in class NA, and the bogie vehicles in classes QCS, QRS, and QS.

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