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BR introduced a single 4 car set of a newly designed Car carrier late in 1964 - the Cartic 4. After trials with Ford, Motorail etc. a further 8 sets were built for Motorail, by Rootes (Pressed Steel). These were considered to be coaching stock, and built on an appropriate lot 30770. Apparently, in 1972, all 9 sets were transferred to the wagon fleet and used for new car delivery alongside the numerous similar privately owned wagons.
995001 Cartic 4 @ Luton 79-08-24 © Paul Bartlett w995002 Cartic 4 Luton 79-08-24 © Paul Bartlett [1w]995002 Cartic 4 Luton 79-08-24 © Paul Bartlett [2w]995002 FQA Cartic 4 @ Ripple Lane C&W 86-12-06 © Paul Bartlett w995008  Cartic 4 @ Aberdeen 83-04-20 © Paul Bartlett w995008 FQA Cartic 4 @ Parkestone Quay 87-01-31 © Paul Bartlett w995012 FQA Cartic 4 @ Parkestone Quay 87-01-31 © Paul Bartlett w995013 Cartic 4 @ Luton 79-10-14 © Paul Bartlett w995014 Cartic 4 @ Luton 79-10-14 © Paul Bartlett w995016 FQA Cartic 4 @ Severn Tunnel Junct 85-05-29 © Paul Bartlett w995018 CARTIC 4 @ Stoke Wagon Repairs 79-10-07 © Paul Bartlett w995051 Cartic 4 @ Luton 79-08-24 © Paul Bartlett w995052 Cartic 4 @ Luton 79-08-24 © Paul Bartlett w995052 FQA Cartic 4 @ Ripple Lane 86-12-06 © Paul Bartlett w995053 FQA Cartic 4 @ Ripple Lane C&W 88-09-03 © Paul Bartlett w995058 Cartic 4 @ Aberdeen 83-04-20 © Paul Bartlett w995058 FQA Cartic 4 @ Parkestone Quay 87-01-31 © Paul Bartlett w995062 FQA Cartic 4 @ Parkestone Quay 87-01-31 © Paul Bartlett w995065 FQA Cartic 4 @ Severn Tunnel Junct 85-05-29 © Paul Bartlett w995068 CARTIC 4 @ Stoke Wagon Repairs 79-10-07 © Paul Bartlett w

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Cartic 4, Motorail, NPCCS, non passenger carrying coaching stock