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TOPS Code/Class: NQA
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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) SC - Short Code, Coaching Stock
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). N - Non-Passenger-Carrying Coaches
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: High Security Brake Van
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. 94500-94538r
Status: Defunct
Date On: c.2001
Origins: Recoded from NBA/NIA
Date Off: c.2006
Destiny: Withdrawn
Sub-codes ?If this code had any sub-codes, they will be listed here.
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Designs/Diagrams ?Design codes and diagrams related to this code (and any sub-codes where relevant) are listed here.
2 designs/diagrams currently listed against this TOPS code/class (including any sub-codes).
DesignClassSeriesDescriptionStatus
NQ503 NQA BR TOPS Carriage Diagram High Security Brake Van Defunct
NQ503.0A NQA BR TOPS Carriage Design Code High Security Brake Van Defunct
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 no batches recorded as being wholly to this TOPS code (including any sub-codes).
Listings
There are 12 listings (with 9 distinct numbers) for this TOPS code/class (not including any sub-codes).
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30/01/2021 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94504 (2) NQA NQ503.0A Hellifield (WCR) Approved, semi/self
30/01/2021 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94515 (2) NQA NQ503.0A Eastleigh Arlington Approved, semi/self
30/01/2021 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94527 (2) NQA NQ503.0A Hellifield (WCR) Approved, semi/self
05/11/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94515 (2) NQA PPAD Motherwell TMD Approved, semi/self
05/11/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94520 (2) NQA PPAD Tyne Yard Approved, semi/self
05/11/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94527 (2) NQA PPAD Tyne Yard Approved, semi/self
05/11/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94531 (2) NQA PPAD Tyne Yard Approved, semi/self
05/11/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94532 (2) NQA PPAD Willesden Euroterminal Approved, semi/self
25/05/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94508 (2) NQA PPXX Motherwell TMD Approved, manually
25/05/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94516 (2) NQA PPXX Stockton Thomson Disposals Approved, manually
25/05/2006 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) SExtant, Registered, Stored
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94524 (2) NQA PPXX Stoke Gifford Sdgs Approved, manually
09/01/2004 LListing (e.g. in an ABC) AExtant, Registered, Active
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94524 (2) NQA PPIA Approved, manually
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Notes
Note added Sun 24/01/2021 by Thomas Young
Category: Classification/Coding
TOPS code NQA was used for High-Security Brake Vans (ex NBA) modified for 110mph operation and for use with class 90/2 locos that were fitted with composition brake blocks.
Source: BR Locomotives & Coaching Stock 2005 (Platform 5)

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Data History
Record added 24/01/2021 by Thomas Young
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