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THIRTY years ago there were more than 400 German ferry tank wagons registered for traffic between Britain and the European mainland via the train ferries. A plethora of companies were involved, including BASF, British Petroleum, CIE Auxiliere IB (CAIB), Continental Oil, Danzas, Elektro, Eva, Hauser,

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