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==Current projects==
 
==Current projects==
{{As of|2018|07}}, current projects are [[GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van]], [[GWR 2303 Fruit Van]], [[GWR 143 Tool & Packing Van]], [[SE&CR Open Goods Wagon 12522]] and [[LMS 730866 Goods Brake Van]].  
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{{As of|2018|07}}, current projects are [[GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van]], [[GWR 2303 Fruit Van]] and [[SE&CR Open Goods Wagon 12522]].  
  
 
==Previous restorations==
 
==Previous restorations==
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* [[WD 55577 Brake Van (fictitious number)|WD 55577 Brake Van]] completed in September 2017.
 
* [[WD 55577 Brake Van (fictitious number)|WD 55577 Brake Van]] completed in September 2017.
 
* [[GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon]] completed in July 2018.
 
* [[GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon]] completed in July 2018.
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* [[GWR 143 Tool & Packing Van]] completed in July 2018.
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* [[LMS 730866 Goods Brake Van]] completed in September 2018.
  
Members of the Department were also involved in [[The LNER Carriage Group]]'s restoration of [[GWR 17410 'Toad' 20T Goods Brake Van]], completed June 2018.
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Members of the Department were also involved in [[The LNER Carriage Group]]'s restoration of [[GWR 17410 'Toad' 20T Goods Brake Van]], completed in June 2018.
  
 
==Wagon Review Group==
 
==Wagon Review Group==

Revision as of 13:42, 28 October 2018

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, and restores and maintains wagons for use in the Demonstration Goods Train. It was first 'hived off' as a separate department in early 1982[1].

Current projects

As of July 2018, current projects are GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van, GWR 2303 Fruit Van and SE&CR Open Goods Wagon 12522.

Previous restorations

The most recently restored vehicles are:

Members of the Department were also involved in The LNER Carriage Group's restoration of GWR 17410 'Toad' 20T Goods Brake Van, completed in June 2018.

Wagon Review Group

In 2015 a Wagon Review Group was created to improve the storage and restoration facilities for the goods wagons.

See also

References

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

Links