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TOPS Code/Class: FWA
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TOPS Category: ?This is my own (unofficial) means to categorise TOPS codes based on what they relate to and whether they are long (4 characters, i.e. including sub-codes) or short (3 characters) SW - Short Code, Wagons
TOPS GENKOC: ?The first character of a TOPS code is known as the GENKOC and indicates the general type of rolling stock (e.g. 1xx are DMUs). F - Flat Wagons
TOPS BRAKTY: ?The third character of many TOPS codes is the BRAKTY, indicating the type of braking equipment fitted (e.g. A indicates air brakes). A - Air brakes
Description: Bogie 'Shortliner' Twin/Triple Container Wagon
Numbers: ?Numbers are only shown where the ranges were limited. Otherwise, refer to the listings section below. The letter r after the numbers indicates this is a range, with not all numbers in the sequence used.
Status: Current
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Sub-codes ?If this code had any sub-codes, they will be listed here.
FWA-A Bogie 'Shortliner' Twin/Triple Container Wagon (Outer)
FWA-B Bogie 'Shortliner' Twin/Triple Container Wagon (Inner)
FWA-C Bogie 'Shortliner' Triple Container Wagon (Outer)
FWA-D Bogie 'Shortliner' Triple Container Wagon (Inner)
Designs/Diagrams ?Design codes and diagrams related to this code (and any sub-codes where relevant) are listed here.
11 designs/diagrams currently listed against this TOPS code/class (including any sub-codes).
DesignClassSeriesDescriptionStatus
FW003A FWA-A BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Outer) Current
FW003B FWA BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Outer) Current
FW003C FWA-A BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Outer) Current
FW003E FWA-A BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Outer) TBC
FW003F FWA-A BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Outer) TBC
FW004A FWA-B BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Inner) Current
FW004C FWA-B BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Inner) Current
FW004E FWA-B BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Inner) TBC
FW004F FWA-B BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Container Wagon (Inner) TBC
FW005A FWA-C BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Triple Container Wagon (Outer) Current
FW005B FWA-D BR TOPS Wagon Design Code Bogie 'Shortliner' Triple Container Wagon (Inner) Current
Batches ?Batches of numbers built or converted to this TOPS code are listed below. Note that only codes that were wholly to this code will appear, otherwise refer to the listings section for other numbers.
There are 12 batches recorded as being wholly to this TOPS code (including any sub-codes).
Numbers Class Origin Qty Type Built/Converted Date/s Lot
83.70.4520.000-001 FWA New 2 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2011
83.70.4520.002-087 FWA New 86 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2011-2013
83.70.4520.088-129 FWA New 42 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2014
83.70.4520.130-163 FWA New 34 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2014-2015
83.70.4520.164-167 FWA-A New 4 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2015
83.70.4520.168-197 FWA-A New 30 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) Greenbrier, Poland 2016
83.70.4520.198-365 FWA-C New 168 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Outer) W H Davis 2020-2021
83.70.4521.000 FWA New 1 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Inner) Greenbrier, Poland 2011
83.70.4521.001-017 FWA New 17 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Inner) Greenbrier, Poland 2014-2015
83.70.4521.018-019 FWA-B New 2 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Inner) Greenbrier, Poland 2015
83.70.4521.020-034 FWA-B New 15 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Inner) Greenbrier, Poland 2016
83.70.4521.035-118 FWA-D New 84 Ecofret Bogie Container Wagon (Inner) W H Davis 2020-2021
Listings
There are no listings of this type.
Photos - Internal
There are 51 photos of this type (including any sub-codes). The 10 most recently added are shown below.

Photos - External
To be added
Notes
Note added Wed 31/03/2021 by Thomas Young
Category: Classification/Coding
The W H Davis-built FWAs are reported to be coded FWA-C but it is not yet clear if this refers to the inner wagons, the outer wagons or both.
Source: Rail Express magazine

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Dimensions ?Dimensions are normally recorded against design/diagram numbers. They can be recorded against batches, lots or TOPS codes if the design/diagram is not available.
There are no dimensions recorded for this TOPS code.
Drawings ?Drawings are normally referenced to specific design/diagram numbers. They can be recorded against batches, lots or TOPS codes if the design/diagram is not available. If no drawings are listed here, try looking at related designs/diagrams (above).
There are no drawings referenced for this TOPS code.
Data History
Record added 01/01/2020 by Thomas Young
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