While at Coalpit Heath, Iron Bridge, Ram Hill saw 76910 Type 1 : SOPB go past at about 10.40. Going towards Swindon. Could not get the wagon number nor rear machine number. can any one help in giving me the numbers. Thanks
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No. That beeb link is for something completely different. The ex-Taunton HOBC set. (Looks like it is on the 'bacon curve' in Ipswich).
What Bill saw sounds like a bit of the GWML Electrification Train.
76910 is ex Tiphook KFA 93258. Should also carry the id 99.70.9131.002-6. Although it was reported initially as being mis-labelled as 006-2.
Isn't 76910 131.010?
As an aside, I've never seen a definite list relating old KFA numbers to new numbers.
As far as I know, this is the list I have of the HOPS KFA wagons -
DR76908 - 99 70 9131 008-3 - KFA KF061A - ex NLU93242
DR76909 - 99 70 9131 009-1 - KFA KF062A - ex NLU93280
DR76912 - 99 70 9131 012-5 - KFA KF063A - ex NLU93260
DR76916 - 99 70 9131 016-6 - KFA KF064A - ex NLU93243
DR76917 - 99 70 9131 017-4 - KFA KF065A - ex NLU93256
DR76919 - 99 70 9131 019-0 - KFA KF055C - ex NLU93263
DR76910 (99 70 9131 010-9 - YXA) is one of the Windhoff MPV (Type 1 - SOPB) vehicles.