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GERS Network Rail Autoballasters were converted from Tiphook KPA originally built by Fauvet Girel c1988 (see http://paulbartlett.zenfolio.com/ferrytiphookaggregate ).
An auto ballaster is a set of purpose built hopper wagons that accurately lay and distribute ballast onto a track formation. Each wagon has four hopper sections into which new, recycled or cleaned ballast is loaded from the top. Each hopper has controlled discharge doors with additional chutes to direct and regulate the flow of the ballast as it is unloaded onto the track.

New build wagons of similar design followed in 2000 & 1
HQAD 380501 - 10; HQAE 380601 - 30; HQAF 380401 - 10; HQAG ex HQAA 380001 - 38; HQAH ex HQAC 380101 - 214; HQAJ exHQAB 380301 - 38
380013 HQAG 64.3t Network Rail Autoballaster outer hopper no generator tare 25-700kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380030 HQAG 64.3t Network Rail Autoballaster outer hopper no generator tare 25-700kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380130 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380135 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380136 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380187 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380189 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380190 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper Axle-Motion III bogies [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Station 2018-04-13 © Paul Bartlett w380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [02w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [01w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [04w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [05w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [03w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [06w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [07w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [08w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [09w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Reception Sidings 2016-02-22 © Paul Bartlett [10w]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Holgate depot Reception Sidings 2016-04-17 © Paul Bartlett [1]380209 HQAH 64.4t Network Rail Autoballaster intermediate hopper [built Doncaster 2001] Tare 25-600kg @ York Network Rail Holgate depot Reception Sidings 2016-04-17 © Paul Bartlett [2]

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