Technical – Wagon No.1 (1894)

Built: G.F Milnes, Birkenhead
Delivered to M.E.R:
November 1894

Overhauls/Modifications:

1938 – General Overhaul
Winter 1957/58 – General Overhaul
Early 1970s – Sides permanently removed
Late 1970s – Derby Castle-end bulkhead removed
1981-1990 – Wagon turned round (Wagonbrake now on landside), Weedkiller equipment added
Autumn 1991 – Weedkiller equipment removed
1993 – Water Tank added
Summer 1995 – Temporary sides added using sleepers
Winter 1998/99 – Derby Castle-end bulkhead removed, Tower added
Winter 2013/14 – Tower platform removed
Summer 2016 – Tower added

Liveries/Repaints:

1894-1950s: Unknown

Mid 1940s-1968: Grey with ‘1’ lettering on ends

1968-1998/99: Grey with ‘No.1’ lettering on sides

1998/99-Current: Brown and Grey

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