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The final batch of Merry-go-Round coal hoppers were 450 built in 1982 and designated as HDA. They were capable of working at 60mph making them suitable for long hauls and inclusion in Speedlink trains.
A scale drawing and information were published in Monk-Steel, David., Bartlett, Paul W. & Mann, Trevor, (1986) BR Air- braked Coal Hopper wagons. in Model Railway Constructor Annual 1987 pp 20 -27; 36 edited by Leigh, Chris. and in Monk-Steel, David (2011) Merry-go-round on the rails. HMRS publishing, Butterley Station, Derbys. 196 pages ISBN 978-0-902835-30-6.
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368017 HDA @ Warrington Walton Old Junct. 85-08-19 © Paul Bartlett w368020 HDA @ Whitemoor 88-11-05 © Paul Bartlett w368023 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368023_HDA_lot_4008__m_368142 HDA @ Whitemoor 88-11-05 © Paul Bartlett w358145 HDA 2nd style body tare 14-300kg Lot 4008 Shildon 30.4.82 @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368154_HDA_lot_4008__m_368213 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368218 HDA @ Hoo Junction 87-08-15 © Paul Bartlett w368219 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368270 HDA @ Toton 86-09-20 © Paul Bartlett w368279_HDA_lot_4008__m_358284 HDA 2nd style body tare 14-350kg Lot 4008 Shildon 16.6.82 @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368285 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett [1w]368285 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett [2w]368297 HDA @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w358319 HDA 2nd style body tare 14-350kg Lot 4008 Shildon 2.7.82 @ Hoo Junction 83-06-19 © Paul Bartlett w368365_HDA_lot_4008__m_368372_HDA_lot_4008__m_368400 HDA @ Westbury 87-04-20 © Paul Bartlett w

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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:BR, BR Merry go round hopper wagon, HDA, MGR, Merry go round, Railway wagon, hopper, wagon