Bogie Runner R.3

Using the bogie underframes from F.55, the bodies of which were removed at St. John’s in 1968 and later scrapped on site; this was later converted to become a bogie well wagon to accommodate the shipping containers slung lower, but was unsuccessful.  The frames were later removed from the railway and scrapped at Balthane.

Douglas Station in October 1968 showing the converted "bogie well" R.3 with an Isle of Man Ferry Express container it was designed for.

In Douglas Station goods yard in June 1969 by which time it was displayed as part of an exhibition of rolling stock at the station.

Departing Ballasalla Station in October 1968 carrying another of the Ferry Express containers and hauled by No.11 Maitland.