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Status: STD 2014/02/14
Code: 28

Concept definition: A <<<FLAT>>> <RAIL_WAGON> having a load bolster that provides a pivot point supporting a load designed to carry long loads and are used in pairs or triplets; bolster wagon.
Reference type: IR
Reference: [AREMA, "Bolster" and "Bolster Load"]
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Figure 1

Narrative Bolster wagon used on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion. Figure provided courtesy of Accucraft UK Ltd.

Figure 2

Narrative The figure depicts a bolster wagon, consisting of a metal chassis with two individual carriages and a close coupling between the two carriages. Figure provided courtesy of BRAWA Artur Braun Modellspielwarenfabrik GmbH + Co.

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