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}}Breakdown Tool Van 141 was built at Swindon in 1908. In service these 6-wheel Tool Vans carried a large selection of equipment and lifting tackle, and were paired with Riding/Dormitory Vans such as [[GWR 89 Riding/Dormitory Van | GWR89]].  They were vacuum-braked to permit fast running to the scene of accidents and breakdowns on the railway.  
 
}}Breakdown Tool Van 141 was built at Swindon in 1908. In service these 6-wheel Tool Vans carried a large selection of equipment and lifting tackle, and were paired with Riding/Dormitory Vans such as [[GWR 89 Riding/Dormitory Van | GWR89]].  They were vacuum-braked to permit fast running to the scene of accidents and breakdowns on the railway.  
  
141 arrived on the SVR from Newton Abbot in February 1971.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref>   It is photographed in March 2015 situated in the yard at [[Bewdley]].  
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141 arrived on the SVR from Newton Abbot on 8 February 1971.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref> It is photographed in March 2015 situated in [[Bewdley Down Yard]].  
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 22:53, 15 January 2020

GWRGreat Western Railway 141 Breakdown Tool Van
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GWRGreat Western Railway Breakdown Tool Van 141
Built By GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon
Number 141
Other Numbers DW 141[1]
History
Built 1908
Lot 579[1]
Type 4-w tool van
Telegraphic code n/a
1971 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Goods Wagons

Breakdown Tool Van 141 was built at Swindon in 1908. In service these 6-wheel Tool Vans carried a large selection of equipment and lifting tackle, and were paired with Riding/Dormitory Vans such as GWR89. They were vacuum-braked to permit fast running to the scene of accidents and breakdowns on the railway.

141 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Newton Abbot on 8 February 1971.[2] It is photographed in March 2015 situated in Bewdley Down Yard.

See also

List of goods wagons

References

  1. 1.01.1 Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links