GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van

GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van
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GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van
Built By GWR Swindon
Status Overhaul
Number 101961
Other Numbers DW 150066
History
Built 1923
Diagram V14
Lot 896
Type 4-w ventilated van
Capacity 12 tons
Telegraphic code MINK A
1971 Arrived on SVR

Goods Wagons

101961 was built at Swindon in 1923 to Diagram V14, Lot 896. It is a ‘Mink A’ 4-wheeled ventilated covered van with a 12 ton capacity.[1] It also carried the Departmental number DW 150066.

101961 arrived on the SVR from Shrewsbury on 6 December 1971. It was used as a stores van at Bewdley for the next 25 years before restoration began in 1996.[2] As of August 2020 it is undergoing work at Bewdley Goods Shed by the Wagon Department including the fitting of new doors and a new roof canvas.[3] It is owned by The GWR 813 Preservation Fund.

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