GWR 66 Breakdown Tool Van
|GWRGreat Western Railway 66 Breakdown Tool Van|
GWRGreat Western Railway Breakdown Tool Van 66
|Built By||GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon|
|Status||Operational (Static use)|
|Other Numbers||DW 66|
|Type||4-w tool van|
|1976||Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway|
66 was originally gas lit and when preserved, all the fittings apart from gas mantles and light shades were still intact.
66 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 23 April 1976 from Ashchurch. It was owned by the Erlestoke Manor Fund until 1985, when it was put up for sale. It was then acquired by the GWR 813 Preservation Fund, and initially put to use as a tool van by the P.WayPermanent Way Department.
GWRGreat Western Railway 66 is situated at Hampton Loade where it is used by The Barry Railway Carriage Trust as a sales vehicle. The Trust announced in 2022 that it had agreed with the SVRSevern Valley Railway that 163 would leave the line,
- Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
- SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition
- SVRSevern Valley Railway News 78
- GWRGreat Western Railway 813 Preservation Fund