PBA 'Clay Tiger' china clay hopper Profile and Models

PBA 'Clay Tiger' china clay hopper

3370 9382 065-8 at St Austell in January 2010. ©Kernow Ned

The fleet of PBA 'Clay Tiger' wagons were produced at Fauvet Giral in 1982, with a total of 35 produced. They were pressed into service on Speedlink services from Cornwall and were later used for Channel Tunnel export workings. The fleet were in use until 2004 when they were replaced by new JIA 90t wagons. All have been scrapped.

Type of Vehicle

China Clay Hopper


Fauvet Girel, France

Build Dates


Total Built


Wheel Configuration

Y25C52 Bogies

Operated By

Tiger Rail
Tiphook Rail

Main Duties

China Clay slurry

In Service Until


Surviving Examples