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Code/s: MHA
Description: 2-axle Ballast/Spoil Open Box Wagon
Dates: 1997 to current
Numbers: 394001-394400, 394406-394410, 394500-394999, 396000-396165
Build Notes:
Numbers Builder Dates Design Notes
394001-394400 RFS Doncaster 1997-1998 MH001A Ex HAA
394406-394410 ? 2000 MH001B Ex MAA
394500-394999 Wabtec, Doncaster and EWS, Margam 2002-2004 MH001C Ex HAA
396000-396101 Wabtec, Doncaster 2003-2004 MH001C Ex HAA
396102-396165 Marcroft Engineering, Stoke 2007 MH001C Ex HAA

Comments: The large MHA fleet was produced by fitting new bodies to underframes from HAA coal hoppers. Five of the wagons were cut-down former MAAs.

Date Qty
1998 284
1999 400
2006 1006
2008 1068

MHA-A Ballast/Spoil Open Box Wagon

Design codes:
  Qty at
Design AARKND Notes 1994 1999 2008
MH001A MHA-A 16 ribs per side, ex HAA 0 400 397
MH001B MHA-A 16 ribs per side, ex MAA 0 0 5
MH001C MHA-A 11 ribs per side, ex HAA 0 0 666

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Last edited: 30/05/2008