A rectangular stainless steel plate with a small hole in each corner and a maroon painted label on the front with the lettering and wagon logo bare steel.
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Ipswich Railway Workshops
W150 x H80 x D1 mm
Stainless steel Paint (surface coating)
QR (logo superimposed on silhoutte of a hopper wagon) / Quality through Knowledge and Skill / MANUFACTURED BY / Ipswich Railway Workshop
History and use
Rectangular builder's plate made from stainless steel like this were affixed to new wagons built at the Ipswich Railway Workshops during the 1990s.
Between 1865 and 1997, 11,801 wagons were built at the Ipswich Railway Workshops.