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BR 94200 General Utility Van

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|status = Static use
|carno = 94200
|livery = BR Maroon|othernos = 86207W86207, W86207W93207, S93207 95360
|designed =
|diagram = 811
|lot = 30417
|cartype = [[:Category:Carriage Type GUV|GUV]]
|topscode = [[:Category:Carriage Type GUV|NJV/NKA]]
|seats = None
|built = 1958
==94200 in service==
General Utility Van (GUV) 94200 was originally numbered M86207 W86207 when built by Pressed Steel in 1958to Diagram 811 (NJ501), Lot 30417. It subsequently gained had a TOPS classification of NJV, indicating that it was vacuum braked but fitted for electrical train heating.
Rolling stock in the 86nnn range was renumbered under TOPS in the 1980s, possibly to prevent confusion by clerical staff with numbers issued to Class 86 diesel locomotives, and M86207 W86207 became M93207 W93207 in December 1983.In May 1986 it transferred to the Southern region<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.220.</ref> A rebuild for use as a containerised mail van resulted in a further renumbering as 95360 in January 1993,<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.237.</ref> later renumbered 94200 in September 1994.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.232.</ref> This configuration included roller shutter doors, steel floors and plated over windows; the TOPS code NKA also indicating fitting with air brakes only.<ref name=SVR155>SVR News 155</ref> It is equipped with commonwealth bogies.<ref>Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey</ref>
==94200 in preservation==
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