Accurascale delivers Coalfish for ‘OO’

Accurascale’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge MHA two-axle ballast/spoil wagons have arrived. MARK CHIVERS takes a closer look at these modern-era wagons.

Arriving with Accurascale’s second batch of ‘OO’ gauge HAA hoppers during the autumn, are the manufacturer’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge MHA ballast/spoil box wagons.

First converted in the late 1990s at RFS Doncaster from redundant HAA Merry-Go-Round (MGR) hopper wagons, the MHAs were intended for use on infrastructure work with English Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS). Further examples were also converted at Wabtec Doncaster, Margam and Marcroft Engineering in Stoke-on-Trent into the 2000s.

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