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==Current projects==
 
==Current projects==
{{As of|2019|3}}, current projects are [[GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van]], [[SE&CR Open Goods Wagon 12522]], [[GWR 98480 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]] and [[GWR 105873 'Mica B' Refrigerated Meat Van]].
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{{As of|2019|3}}, current projects are [[GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van]], [[GWR 98480 5 plank Open Goods Wagon]] and [[GWR 105873 'Mica B' Refrigerated Meat Van]].
  
 
==Previous restorations==
 
==Previous restorations==
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* [[LMS 730866 Goods Brake Van]] completed in September 2018.
 
* [[LMS 730866 Goods Brake Van]] completed in September 2018.
 
* [[GWR 2303 Fruit Van]] completed in February 2019.
 
* [[GWR 2303 Fruit Van]] completed in February 2019.
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* [[SE&CR Open Goods Wagon 12522]] completed in March 2019
  
 
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.
 
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.

Revision as of 19:33, 16 March 2019

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 March 2019, current projects are GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van, GWR 98480 5 plank Open Goods Wagon and GWR 105873 'Mica B' Refrigerated Meat Van.

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

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