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Many types of rolling stock are used on the Skarloey Railway.

Goods Vans

Goods Vans
SkarloeyRailwaygoodsvans

These are usually red, have a door on each side, and are used for carrying anything that must be protected from the weather.


Brakevans

Brakevans
CGISkarloeyRailwaybrakevan

These resemble goods vans with the addition of a small look out on the sides for the guard.

These come in brown, grey, red, and blue. Beatrice and Cora are the brakevans in the Railway Series.


Wagons

Wagons
SkarloeyRailwaywagons

These resemble the coal wagons used by the North Western Railway, these trucks are not known to misbehave, or to even have faces, aside from Wharf and Peace. They are used for carrying coal, stone, flour, tools (for the repair train), and other materials.

They were brown and grey in the fourth and fifth season, black from the sixth to twelfth season, and came in gray, red and green from the sixteenth season onward.


Quarry Wagons

Quarry Wagons
BlueMountainQuarryTrucks

These resemble tall, wooden wagons used exclusively at the Blue Mountain Quarry for transporting stone. They have no faces or buffers, come in two shades of red and green, and each have the Blue Mountain Quarry logo on both sides. They were introduced in Blue Mountain Mystery and have appeared from the sixteenth season onward.

Merchandise


Flatbeds

Flatbeds
MountainMarvel10

Flatbeds are used to carry large bulky loads, such as statues, organs, engines, vehicles etc.


Well Wagons

Well Wagons
TheRunawayElephant15

These are used to carry tall loads, to make them more stable or lower by placing the load in a dipped space between the bogies.


Slab Wagons

Slab Wagons
SlabWagons

Slab wagons are commonly used on the Skarloey Railway, especially in the Blue Mountain Quarry. They are used to transport slabs of slate and are painted various colours.


Host Wagon

Host Wagon
HostWagon

A host wagon is a type of truck designed to carry narrow gauge trucks over larger gauge track. When it is carrying a guard's van, it can be used as the first or last wagon in the train.

One is briefly seen pulled by Thomas in Blue Mountain Mystery. A real life example can be found at the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum on the Talyllyn Railway.


V Tipper Wagons

V Tipper Wagons
Hoppers

The V tipper wagons are probably the most used piece of rolling stock at the Blue Mountain Quarry. They are filled with slate which is then either tipped into a mill or transferred to standard gauge trucks.


Art Transporters

Art Transporters
ArtTransporter

A few art transporter wagons can be seen around the Blue Mountain Quarry.

They were used at the start of World War II when the government requisitioned Manod Quarry in order to hide valuable pieces of art underground. It is unknown what their purpose at the Blue Mountain Quarry is.


The Sleigh Truck

The Sleigh Truck
TheSleighTruck

The Sleigh Truck was made by workmen out of an old truck for the Fat Controller, dressed as Santa, to be pulled around the Skarloey Railway in. It was featured in the 2011 magazine story, Reindeer Rescue.


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