Category:Carriage Type GUV

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A General Utility Van (GUVGeneral Utility Van, formerly used to transport mail and parcels) is a type of rail vehicle built by British Rail and its predecessors, which was primarily used for transporting mail and parcels. GUVs were classified as Non Passenger Carrying Coaching Stock (NPCCS)

Following the introduction of TOPSTotal Operations Processing System, an American computer system adopted by BR from the late 1960s to number and manage rolling stock. in the late 1960s, a basic GUVGeneral Utility Van, formerly used to transport mail and parcels was allocated the TOPS classification NIV, denoting N=Non-passenger carrying stock, I=General Utility Van, V=Vacuum braked only.

Other variants of GUVGeneral Utility Van, formerly used to transport mail and parcels within the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society examples are:

NJx: General Utility Van Electric Wired 90mph
NKx: General Utility Van (BRUTEBritish Railways Utility Trolley Equipment, a wire caged trolley with a low floor developed by BR to replace existing luggage trucks and mail bag trolleys.), later GUVGeneral Utility Van, formerly used to transport mail and parcels 100 mph
NOx: General Utility Van 100 mph ETH wired

86105 was type NKV. 94157 and 94200 began as NJV and were later adapted to NKA (air braked only). 95154 began as NKV and was later adapted to NOx.

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