GWR/BR 92090 Fruit D Van

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GWRGreat Western Railway/BRBritish Rail or British Railways 92090 Fruit D Van
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GWRGreat Western Railway/BRBritish Rail or British Railways Fruit D Wagon 92090
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Swindon
Status Static use
Number 92090
Other Numbers W92090
History
Built 1958
Diagram 805
Lot 30383
Type 4-w ventilated van
Telegraphic code FRUIT D
1973 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway

Goods Wagons

92090 is one of four long wheelbase Fruit D Vans on the SVRSevern Valley Railway, built by BRBritish Rail or British Railways at Swindon to Diagram 805 Lot 30383[1] based on a GWRGreat Western Railway design. The fruit D vans were classified as Non Passenger Carrying Coaching Stock (NPCCS).

92090 was built at Swindon in 1958 and was originally electrically lit with power from an axle driven dynamo and chassis mounted batteries, similar to the system used on passenger coaches. It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway in March 1973 from Gloucester, having been bought by with the intention of being used for storage of loco spares.[2] It is owned by The Erlestoke Manor Fund and is situated in Bewdley yard where it is used as a stores van for 7802 and 7812.

See also

List of goods wagons

References

  1. Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links

92090 on vintagecarriagestrust.org