Us (service wagon)
|UIC number||Revision date|
|40 87 999 7 152-3||Missing|
43 g (NEM: 39 to 51 g).
This is a fancy French version of an actual German wagon.
Two body holding tenons are broken on delivery. Wheels ø 11. Brake shoes not facing the wheels.
Wagon of German origin, type Elberfeld (later designated as type Wuppertal). There is a similar French wagon (lime transport), but with significant differences. See “Chaux de Dugny” open wagon type STw from AMF 87. Quotation from AMF 87.
Wagon built in 30 units by De Dietrich in 1950 on the chassis of former Est flat wagons. These wagons were shipped from the Meuse to the whole France via the RO (Ordinary Regime) trains for delivering lime amendment to farmers.
See de.wikipedia.org (in German).