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The Wagon Department, based in [[Bewdley Goods Shed]] and using [[GWR 80982 Signal Dept Van|GWR 80982 Signal Department Van]] as a mess room, is an independent part of [[Bewdley Carriage & Wagon Department]], which restores and maintains wagons for use in the [[Demonstration Goods Train]].  It was first 'hived off' as a separate department in early 1982<ref>SVR News 64</ref>.
 
The Wagon Department, based in [[Bewdley Goods Shed]] and using [[GWR 80982 Signal Dept Van|GWR 80982 Signal Department Van]] as a mess room, is an independent part of [[Bewdley Carriage & Wagon Department]], which restores and maintains wagons for use in the [[Demonstration Goods Train]].  It was first 'hived off' as a separate department in early 1982<ref>SVR News 64</ref>.
  
{{As of|2016|08}}, the most recently restored vehicles are [[GWR 58725 Improvised Gunpowder Van]] and [[GWR 65620 'Vanfit' Covered Goods Van]], completed just in time for the 2015 [[Autumn Gala]], [[GWR 102691 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]], completed in early 2016 and [[GWR 13154 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]] completed in August 2016. Current projects are [[WD 55577 Brake Van (fictitious number) | WD 55577 Brake Van]] and [[GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon]].
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{{As of|2016|11}}, the most recently restored vehicles are [[GWR 58725 Improvised Gunpowder Van]] and [[GWR 65620 'Vanfit' Covered Goods Van]], completed just in time for the 2015 [[Autumn Gala]], [[GWR 102691 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]], completed in early 2016 and [[GWR 13154 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]] completed in August 2016. Current projects are [[WD 55577 Brake Van (fictitious number) | WD 55577 Brake Van]] inside the goods shed and [[GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon]] outside.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 06:19, 19 November 2016

55577 under restoration at Bewdley in April 2016
13154 under restoration at Bewdley in May 2016

The Wagon Department, based in Bewdley Goods Shed and using GWR 80982 Signal Department Van as a mess room, is an independent part of Bewdley Carriage & Wagon Department, which restores and maintains wagons for use in the Demonstration Goods Train. It was first 'hived off' as a separate department in early 1982[1].

As of November 2016, the most recently restored vehicles are GWR 58725 Improvised Gunpowder Van and GWR 65620 'Vanfit' Covered Goods Van, completed just in time for the 2015 Autumn Gala, GWR 102691 5 plank Open Goods Wagon, completed in early 2016 and GWR 13154 5 plank Open Goods Wagon completed in August 2016. Current projects are WD 55577 Brake Van inside the goods shed and GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon outside.

See also

Bewdley
Bewdley Down Yard

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 64