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}}BR 20 ton 'Toadfit' brake van 955243 was built in 1962 at Faverdale to Diagram 1/507 Lot 3394.<ref name=Atkins>[[Bibliography#Other References|Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013)]] App.4.</ref>  
 
}}BR 20 ton 'Toadfit' brake van 955243 was built in 1962 at Faverdale to Diagram 1/507 Lot 3394.<ref name=Atkins>[[Bibliography#Other References|Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013)]] App.4.</ref>  
  
It was moved to the SVR from the embryonic Southall Steam Centre in 1990 by owner J.J. Smith.  The SVR Stock Book records that it was subsequently used on gala and charter freight trains.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref>
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It was moved to the SVR from the embryonic Southall Steam Centre in 1990 by owner J.J. Smith, arriving 21 December.  The SVR Stock Book records that it was subsequently used on gala and charter freight trains.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref>
  
 
During 2001 955243 and fellow Toadfit [[BR 953153 Goods Brake Van|953153]] were both damaged by fire while stored in the Engineers’ siding at the [[Stourport Triangle]]. Damage to 955243 was the more serious, with not one piece of timber left unburned.<ref name=SVR141>SVR News 141</ref>
 
During 2001 955243 and fellow Toadfit [[BR 953153 Goods Brake Van|953153]] were both damaged by fire while stored in the Engineers’ siding at the [[Stourport Triangle]]. Damage to 955243 was the more serious, with not one piece of timber left unburned.<ref name=SVR141>SVR News 141</ref>

Latest revision as of 15:47, 7 November 2019

BRBritish Rail or British Railways 955243 Goods Brake Van
BR 955243 Goods Brake Van.jpg
The frame and brake wheel of BRBritish Rail or British Railways Brake Van 955243
Built By Faverdale
Status Stored (chassis only)
Number B955243
History
Built 1962
Diagram 1/507
Lot 3394
Type 4-wheel brake van
Capacity 20 tons
Telegraphic code TOADFIT
TOPS code CAP
Brakes vac through piped
1990 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society
2001 Fire damaged

Goods Wagons

BRBritish Rail or British Railways 20 ton 'ToadfitTelegraphic code signifying a vacuum brake fitted brake van' brake van 955243 was built in 1962 at Faverdale to Diagram 1/507 Lot 3394.[1]

It was moved to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from the embryonic Southall Steam Centre in 1990 by owner J.J. Smith, arriving 21 December. The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book records that it was subsequently used on gala and charter freight trains.[2]

During 2001 955243 and fellow ToadfitTelegraphic code signifying a vacuum brake fitted brake van 953153 were both damaged by fire while stored in the Engineers’ siding at the Stourport Triangle. Damage to 955243 was the more serious, with not one piece of timber left unburned.[3]

By 2015 only the frame and brake wheel remained as can be seen in this photograph taken at the Stourport Triangle.

See also

List of goods wagons

References

  1. Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013) App.4.
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 141

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